MAGNOLIA, Texas A jury delivered their verdict Thursday for a mother accused of a brutal attack on her 5-year-old son.

The jury found 45-year-old Daphne Spurlock guilty of attempted capital murder and sentenced her to 40 years in prison.

Spurlock claimed that she beat and slashed her son Michael with a knife because he was infested with demons.

It happened at their home in Magnolia in March 2012.

Michael is now being cared for by his sister who said he s made great strides since the attack. He spent almost 18 months in rehab after a month in the hospital, but has recovered enough that he s now back in school.

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