Her trial for allegedly murdering her young nephew, Eliseo, by crushing him to death caused a media firestorm—and now, Popdust has an update on her sensational story.
Rosales, who has been bedridden for years due to her astounding weight—she soared to a staggering 1,200 pounds at one point—confessed to the murder, but after close examination her story didn’t add up.
And, after an extensive investigation it came to light it was actually her sister, Jaime who battered her son to death, with a hairbrush, and she is currently serving 15 years in jail.
But, the saga is far from over.
Now, the story focuses on Mayra as she battles to shed weight in order save her own life in a bid to adopt her nieces and remaining nephew.
In December TLC will be airing an hour long special, Half-Ton Killer: Transformed, documenting Mayra’s extreme weight loss journey.
The press release reads:
“After enduring countless ground-breaking surgeries, hours of physical therapy and extensive rehabilitation, Mayra is able to lose an astounding amount of weight, and has earned a second chance at life. However, learning how to live and cope with her newfound independence presents several new challenges.
“At 32-years old, everyday tasks such as buying groceries, job hunting and shopping for clothes are completely alien experiences to Mayra. Each step takes an enormous amount of willpower and patience, but adjusting to her new life is a battle she must conquer in order to prove that she’s capable of not only caring and providing for herself, but her nieces and nephew as well. For Mayra, the real journey begins here.”
You can watch Half-Ton Killer: Transformed on TLC, December 4 at 9/8c and watch a sneak peek below.