Fond du Lac mother sentenced for role in son's death

Airrealle Smart (Fond du Lac Co. Jail)

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) – A mother was sentenced to five years in prison for her role in the death of her son.

Airrealle Smart was convicted of neglecting a child resulting in death for the July 7, 2015, death of her 14-month-old son. Other charges, including failure to prevent child abuse, were dismissed.

She was also placed on extended supervision for ten years after her release from prison.

Previously, Daniel Griffin was sentenced to 65 years in prison for actually causing the death. Smart told police at one point that Griffin stepped on the boy.

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