Tyler sentenced to 50 years; criminal history revealed

Convicted murderer Hillary Tyler’s mother admitted in court Friday that her daughter was on probation for larceny.

It was also revealed that Tyler, 32, was pregnant with another man’s baby when she met Rodney Cyphers, the father of the baby she was convicted in February of killing.

Then Tyler was sentenced to a maximum of 50 years in prison Friday.

Pam Tyler wanted to read a letter in support of her daughter. She was cross-examined by Assistant Iowa Attorney General Laura Roan, who asked her about her daughter’s past probation and previous abortion.