Mom, boyfriend sentenced to life without parole for 3YO's death

- Napa County's Supreme Court has sentenced Sarah Lynn Krueger and Ryan Scott Warner to life without parole for the torture, murder, and assault of  Krueger's 3-year-old daughter in 2014.

A Napa County Superior Court jury found Krueger, 27, guilty in May, and a separate jury then returned its verdict against Krueger's 29-year-old boyfriend Warner for the death of Kayleigh Slusher.

An autopsy determined Kayleigh died of blunt force trauma. Her body had been placed in a freezer, then left in a suitcase on a bed in an apartment at the Royal Gardens Apartment. Napa police found the body on Feb. 1, 2014.

Krueger and Warner were arrested the next day at a BART station in El Cerrito.

The jury hearing the evidence against Krueger reached a verdict in May after a day of deliberation, but the verdict was sealed until the other jury reached a verdict against Warner this morning.

The Napa County District Attorney's Office did not seek the death penalty against the defendants.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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