Hope Ybarra Where Is She Now 2020: Her coffin was made of pinkish stainless steel with a white velvet liner, as she had requested. She had purchased five burial sites, one for each of her family members, all of which were located on the Trinity River’s bluffs. She kept a blog about her experience, informing readers on how the disease had progressed and detailed how she delivered the devastating news of her impending death to her family and friends.
She also sent letters of love and encouragement to her three children, the youngest of whom was suffering from fatal cystic fibrosis at the time of her death.
“Oh, how I wish I could take on your responsibilities on your behalf. My heartfelt congratulations on being such a courageous young lady. I am very proud of you. You must continue to battle this beast and never give up. When God invites you to come and be with me, I shall be there to welcome you with open arms. To keep you entertained, I’ve set aside a butterfly garden for you to enjoy.”
Hope’s family and friends saw her as a loving, courageous, and fearless mother, and they showered her with presents and financial support. Her family’s arduous trip was covered extensively by the media.
However, as doctors and others began to poke holes in her tragic story, it became clear that the entire journey had been built on lies, a web of deceit spun by a woman who pretended to have cancer in order to gain favor and attention before inflicting the deception on her two children, a form of medical child abuse known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
Due to the evil acts of her mother, her youngest daughter bore the brunt of the torture and was forced to four years of unnecessary surgeries and medical treatments as a result of her maltreatment.
In a recent jail interview, Hope sobbed as she described how she continues to feel like a monster as a result of what she has done.
As the result of a six-month investigation by Tarrant County investigator Michael Weber, who is an expert in medical child abuse investigations, Hope was arrested in October 2009 and charged with child abuse resulting in severe physical harm to a child.
In exchange for entering a plea deal with Tarrant County prosecutors, she was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being imprisoned for a year with bail set at $25,000 and a $25,000 bond.
Hope has spent the better part of the last five years at the Murray Correctional Facility in Gatesville, Texas.
While she has been incarcerated, her husband has filed for divorce from her. Other members of her family have severed connections with her. She has a small circle of pals. The possibility of parole review will be considered for her in 2017 — the third time she has been considered for release — but she does not expect to be freed until October 2019, when her sentence will be completed.
Hope was accused of using pathogens she had stolen from her workplace to sicken her daughter, altering sweat tests to encourage a cystic fibrosis diagnosis, and even draining blood from the child, causing the girl to go into anaphylactic shock, a potentially life-threatening condition. Hope was sentenced to five years in prison.
The mother of a murdered daughter says that her memories of what she did have been obliterated by diabetic comas, but swears that she never attempted to kill her daughter.
In the event that I wanted to cause serious harm to her, there were certainly a plethora of options available to me, especially when she had the port placed in one of her veins, according to Hope. The port was a central line that was placed in one of her daughter’s veins to administer medicine and fluids. “Obviously, I was inflicting pain on her, but I wasn’t intending to do so.”