Criminal Law

Woman Who Killed Her Two Newborns Sentenced to 40 Years

CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) – The North Myrtle Beach woman convicted of throwing her two newborns in the trash, which ultimately led to their deaths, learned her fate Thursday morning.

Alyssa Dayvault, 32, was convicted on two counts of homicide by child abuse last month.

The Honorable Circuit Court Judge Steven H. John sentenced Dayvault to 40 years in prison on each count. The sentences will run concurrently.

“The parole structure, it’s considered a no parole offense, which means it’s a day for day sentence in South Carolina,” said Chief Deputy Solicitor Scott Hixson, who prosecuted the case.

Read the source article at wlbt.com

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