UPDATE: Verdict In For South Beloit Mom Accused Of Killing Child

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 05/23 2012 06:16PM

Updated 07/16 2014 11:40AM

UPDATE (7/15/14): A judge ruled that beyond a reasonable doubt that Betts died of malnutrition and that Lund acted recklessly.  However, she was not convicted of murder.  Lund is guilty of involuntary manslaughter.  A sentencing hearing is set for Sept. 4.

South Beloit - A woman is behind bars tonight charged with the first degree murder of her son.

Kayla Lund, 23, is accused for the death of 6 week old Jackson Betts.  An autopsy determined he died from a lack of adequate food and medical care.

Jackson died last September at a home on Wheeler Avenue.

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