BOISE – A 31-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony injury to a child following a car fire that killed one of her children and injured another.
Jennifer Miller pleaded guilty Thursday in 4th District Court.
Miller said she used a cooking device with an open flame in an attempt to heat the vehicle in which she and her two children slept April 10 in a Walmart parking lot in Boise.
She says she fell asleep and later awakened to her daughter’s screams caused by the fire. The 4-year-old girl died and a 1-year-old suffered significant burns.
Miller faces up to 10 years in prison for each felony. She’s scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 15.
Subscribe to the Morning Review newsletter
Get the day's top headlines delivered to your inbox every morning by subscribing to our newsletter