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      Binghamton woman convicted of beating her 2-year-old son to death

      A Binghamton woman has been found guilty of beating her 2-year-old son to death in 2010.

      Local media outlets report that a Broome County Court jury on Tuesday convicted 25-year-old Veronica Taft of second-degree murder for killing her son Lyric on Dec. 30, 2010 at their Binghamton apartment.

      Her lawyer declined to comment after the verdict.

      Taft faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison and a minimum sentence of 18 years to life. She will be sentenced Nov. 22.