A 31-year-old Palmdale woman was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on June 2 for a beating that killed the child under her care, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Brittany Ann Ingrassi was found guilty May 9 of second-degree murder in the 2016 beating death of 5-month-old Aiden Matthew Lopez.
Ingrassi also was found guilty of assault on a child becoming comatose, child abuse and assault on a child causing death.
The boy lived in a mobile home park with his parents in the 43400 block of Gadsden Avenue in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Eddie Hernandez.
Ingrassi was a family friend who had been working as Aiden’s babysitter for about eight weeks, Hernandez said. The parents said there hadn’t been any problems prior to boy’s assault.
When the baby’s mother came home from work around 6 p.m ...