Blount County Juvenile Court Judge William Terry Denton
ordered the teen-ager whose baby was found dead in a shed last fall placed in state custody for an ``indefinite period of time.''.
Prior to sentencing Elizabeth Grace ``Liza'' Law , the judge noted the death of the baby girl born Sept. 21 , 2000 , and whose body was found Oct. 4 , ``came only after extreme pain and suffering on her
death bed , a wooden box.''.
``I am of the opinion she
gave live birth and willingly sacrificed the life of that baby to protect her
relationship with her
family , friends and others in the community , '' Denton
After the judge announced the sentence , Liza Law cried loudly for a few minutes while she
mother Victoria Law embraced.
``I don't think this is a case that's been easy for any of us , '' Denton
said after deliberating almost three hours before announcing his