Woman dubbed 'Half-Ton Killer' loses 800 pounds to care for sister's kids

HOUSTON -- The Texas woman who was once known as the “Half-Ton Killer” for taking the blame in the death of her 2-year-old nephew is sharing her journey after being cleared in the case and losing 800 pounds.

Mayra Rosalas weighed more than 1,000 pounds when she was charged with capital murder. She was accused of rolling on top of a boy and crushing him to death in 2008, according to KTRK.