Portales Woman sentenced to 30 years for child abuse resulting in death

Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced that Teresa Gilman, age 26, pled guilty today to killing her 6 year old child and was sentenced to 30 years in the New Mexico Department of Corrections for child abuse resulting in death and four counts of child abuse.

Teresa Gilman was arrested on January 4, 2007 after an ambulance was called to her home for an unresponsive 6 year old child. The child, Lorenzo Cabral, Jr. was pronounced dead shortly thereafter at Roosevelt General Hospital.