Roommate Pleads Guilty to Helping Kill Roommates 2-Year-Old Son

By Scott Sarvay

August 15, 2011 Updated Aug 15, 2011 at 5:36 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A Fort Wayne woman pleaded guilty Monday morning to helping her roommate kill her toddler.

Natasha Hawkins agreed to plead guilty to the Class A felony of aiding a battery causing death.

In exchange, prosecutors dropped seven other counts against her, in the death of 2-year-old Jeziah King.

Hawkins admitted she helped King's mother hold the boy down while pouring oil and vinegar down his throat in what they called an exorcism.

She'll be sentenced September 16th.




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