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Michigan Grandma Convicted of Murder

75-year-old claimed she shot teenage grandson in self defense.

(WDIV)  A Michigan grandmother will likely spend the rest of her life in prison for the murder of her 17-year-old grandson.

Sandra Layne was found guilty Tuesday of 2nd degree murder and a firearms charge in the shooting death of her 17-year-old grandson, Jonathan Hoffman.

During the verdict reading, Layne appeared to say, "No." Her husband Fred burst into tears. However, Jonathan Hoffman's father and mother said it was exactly what they wanted to hear.

"I'm just glad that she's put away and she can't do harm to anybody else," said Jennifer Hoffman, Jonathan's mother.

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