Mother given probation in child abuse murder case

      Authorities arrested Semita Chakravarthy and charged her with capital murder after allegedly killing her 10-month-old son in 2006.

      Prosecutors said her son was taken to the hospital with three fractures to his skull. The mother claimed he fell off a bed, but at the hospital doctors discovered he was also covered in bite marks that matched Chakravarthy TMs teeth.

      Doctors declared the boy brain dead a few days later.

      The capital murder trial for the mother began this past September and lasted three weeks.

      Prosecutors prepared the case over a seven year period.

      District Attorney Rene Guerra believed his prosecutors had a strong case, but the jury found the woman guilty of injury to a child.

      She received two years of probation.

      Prosecutors called dozens of witnesses including medical experts to prove Chackravarthy used blunt force trauma to injure the 10-month-old boy.

      Chackravarthy is now awaiting deportation to her home country of India.