Crimetracker: Mother convicted of trying to set baby on fire

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Sevier County woman accused of trying to set her child on fire has been found guilty.

Becky Eury's trial started, and ended, Thursday. She was found guilty on three separate charges. Investigators say she put her five-week-old child in a car seat and set the seat on fire three years ago.

The baby was not hurt in the incident.

Sentencing is set for September 5th.

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