PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — A woman who was once accused of killing her daughter in a Pensacola hospital is going to prison.
Judge Linda Nobles sentenced Jessica Bortle to one year in prison Wednesday afternoon.
Bortle’s 14-year-old special needs daughter, Jasmine Singletary, was staying at Ascension Sacred Heart. Police said Bortle got into an argument with the girl over some crayons. She then pushed a bedside table into the girl’s abdomen rupturing her liver, Pensacola police said.