Nadera Batson, right, and a codefendant were accused in the death of three-year-old Jaquinn Brewton, who was beaten repeatedly and burned with a blowtorch.
Prosecutor Bridget Kirn, who had argued for first degree, says she will argue for a sentence that still could keep Nadera Batson in prison for the rest of her life.
Witnesses have detailed the horrific murder of a three-year-old Philadelphia boy who was beaten, burned, and tortured for months before he died last summer.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning for a little boy who police say was tortured daily by his godmother and her boyfriend in West Philadelphia.
Philadelphia police have arrested two people in connection with the death this week of a 3-year-old in West Philadelphia.