Woman who set newborn on fire in road sentenced to 30 years

A woman who set her newborn on fire and left her in the middle of a Burlington County street has been sentenced to 30 years

Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting her newborn baby on fire.

Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting her newborn baby on fire. (4/22/16)

MOUNT HOLLY - A woman who set her newborn on fire and left her in the middle of a Burlington County street has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in February to aggravated manslaughter.

Authorities say the 23-year-old Pemberton Township woman doused her newborn with accelerant and set her on fire in January 2015. The baby had third-degree burns over 60 percent of her body. She died two hours after she was flown to a Philadelphia hospital.

Burlington County prosecutors recommended the 30-year sentence.

Prosecutors say she hid her pregnancy from her mother and sister. Investigators say the baby was found with her umbilical cord and placenta still attached.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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