Craig F. Walker
Maria Gardner stands in her room at the Denver Women's Correctional Facility. Gardner poured gasoline over her five children then lit them on fire, killing 16-month-old Ashya Joseph and severely burning the other four. She pleaded guilty to child abuse causing death and four counts of child abuse causing serious bodily injury. Gardner is now serving 85 years in prison. She says the Department of Human Services didn't do enough. "They should have taken my children from my home, and they should have put me somewhere "