The South Florida woman accused of killing her toddler son in what became known as the "Baby Lollipops" case took the stand Monday during her third trial in the case.
Ana Maria Cardona, 56, faces life in prison if convicted. Two previous convictions and death sentences were tossed out by the Florida Supreme Court. Prosecutors decided against seeking death a third time.
Cardona testified on Monday that her former girlfriend, Olivia Gonzalez, took the boy from her and eventually killed him.
Cardona's latest trial began last week. Two previous convictions and death sentences were tossed by the Florida Supreme Court. Prosecutors decided against seeking death a third time.
The death of her 3-year-old son Lazaro Figueroa was huge news after the boy's body, weighing 18 pounds and badly beaten, was discovered in the bushes of a Miami Beach home in November 1990. Police initially could not identify the boy and called him "Baby Lollipops" after a design on his T-shirt.
Cardona previously said the boy's death was an accident.