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(KSL News) The mother of two little girls brutally stabbed after being left home alone while she went to a nearby casino, was sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison.
Tamara Schmidt and her husband pleaded guilty in July. Robert Schmidt received a minimum of two years in prison.
Three-year-old Kristyanna Cowan was killed, and her half-sister, 10-year-old Brittney Bergeron, was left paralyzed in the attack.
Baeu Maestas and his sister Monique, from Salt Lake, have been charged in the case.