The winner of Worst Cooks in America on the Food Network, Ariel Robinson, was found guilty of homicide by child abuse in the death of her 3-year-old foster daughter, Victoria Smith.
Ariel, 30, was found guilty of homicide by child abuse by a jury in Greenville County, South Carolina. She was convicted of the charge after less than an hour and a half of contemplation, which came after a four-day trial.
Ariel Robinson has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of the death of her foster child, Victoria Smith, whose cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries.
Robinson’s husband, Jerry Robinson, pled guilty last month to supporting homicide by child abuse, which carries a sentence of 10 to 20 years. He is currently awaiting his sentencing.
Ariel won as a contestant on Season 20 of Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America, which aired in 2020.