Mandy Watson De Garcia is a woman from Omaha Nebraska who was convicted in the death of her eight month old infant. According to court documents Mandy Watson De Garcia would call 911 saying that her infant was in severe distress. When ambulance attendants arrived at the scene they would find the child breathing however unresponsive. The eight month old infant, Leovardo Garcia would be rushed to the hospital and went through emergency surgeries however he had severe injuries to his brains including blood clots. Leovardo Garcia would pass away from his injuries. Mandy Watson De Garcia would plead guilty to one count of felony intentional child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury. and would be sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison
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An Omaha mother is accused of shaking her baby to death.
According to court records, the baby was in the hospital for nearly a month before dying.
Mandy Watson De Garcia, 27, is being held on a half a million dollar bond.
De Garcia is accused of child abuse resulting in serious injury, but a new charge was filed Sept. 13.
The police were called to Nebraska Medicine in early August.
According to court records, the 8-month-old Leovardo Garcia had surgery on his head.
Documents say his wounds were consistent with a baby being shaken.
He died several weeks later.
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A 29-year-old Omaha woman has been sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison for the death of her 8-month-old son.
Mandy Watson De Garcia was sentenced this week after she pleaded no contest in January to intentional child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury. Her son, Leovardo Garcia, died about three weeks after he was taken to a hospital in August 2019 with seizures, blood clots and head swelling.
De Garcia said the boy was injured after he fell backward and hit his head at their home. Doctors determined the boy’s injuries were too severe to be accidental.