January 28, 2006 - Posted at 2:10 p.m.
MOUNT IDA, Ark. (AP) _ An Arkansas woman who forced her
five-year-old son to drink sulfuric acid as she ``cooked''
methamphetamine has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after
pleading guilty to felony drug and battery charges.
Twenty-five-year-old Lisa Renee Tramel of Norman was sentenced in
Montgomery County Circuit Court.
Officers said she poured drain cleaner into a glass and ordered
her son to drink as she and another person prepared meth in their
trailer home a year ago.
The boy, now in foster care, suffered acid burns to his mouth
and esophagus, as well as other internal injuries. Speaking with a
tube in his throat, he told investigators he was watching cartoons
when his mother called him a brat and gave him the stuff that
The boy continues to have difficulty speaking because of his