Woman Agrees to Plea Deal for Killing Boyfriend's Son

Published 07/02 2014 04:31PM

Updated 07/02 2014 04:32PM

Alexis Mayes (Hopkins County Jail)
Alexis Mayes (Hopkins County Jail)
Three years later, a western Kentucky woman will serve prison for admitting to killing her boyfriend's 2-year-old son.

31-year-old Alexis Mayes agreed to plead guilty to first degree manslaughter to avoid a murder charge. She's expected to be sentenced to 14 years in early August.

2-year-old Kaleib Higgins died in may of 2011 of multiple blunt force trauma.

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