Chesterfield mother pleads guilty to killing child

Robin Varner
Robin Varner

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield mom will soon find out how much time she will spend in jail after she admitted to killing her baby.

According to the Times-Dispatch, Robin Varner pleaded guilty to child neglect and involuntary manslaughter.

Police say she stuffed pillow and blankets over her infant daughters face to get her to stop crying — the 5-month-old suffocated.

Varner could be sentenced this May, to a maximum of 20 years.

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