Ramachandran stated that Montgomery was suffering from a severe mental disease or defect when she committed the crime and that she was unable to appreciate the nature and quality of her acts.
Blackmon was convicted in the death of her two-year-old adopted daughter, Dominiqua Bryant.
Ame lived with a number of relatives, including her aunt and legal guardian, Cynthia Stoltzmann. The family first told the police officers that Ame was playing hide-n-seek and locked herself in the trunk the night before, after the adults went to sleep.
Before Ame was squeezed into the trunk, she was forced to do jumping jacks, backbends and run around in 103 degree heat for over an hour. The state alleges that Ame Deal suffered horriffic abuse throughout her life.
The youngest child, who was 1 at the time, was unharmed.
She then turned the gun on herself in a suicide attempt.
Buenrostro was convicted of killing her three children by stabbing.
Prosecutors contend that she killed the children in a rage after a fight with her ex-husband, Alex.