Mom who killed two kids gets life in prison
DETROIT — Declaring a “house of horrors’’ closed, a judge sentenced a Detroit mother to life in prison Friday for killing two of her four children and storing their bodies for years in a home freezer. Mitchelle Blair was charged, convicted and sentenced in less than four months, since a shocked eviction crew discovered the bodies in a freezer in March. She pleaded guilty in June to first-degree murder, insisting she’d take the death penalty if Michigan had it. “You imposed the death penalty on your own children,’’ Judge Dana Hathaway said. “I did,’’ Blair, 36, replied. Blair killed her 13-year-old daughter, Stoni, in 2013 and 9year-old son, Stephen, in 2012.