Jaylin Kema, “Peter Boy” Kema’s mother, was granted supervised release from prison on Thursday.
Kema served a year behind bars after being sentenced for the 1997 death of her 6-year-old son.
Last April, she and her husband, Peter Kema Sr., pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges. But in December, a big breakthrough happened when Jaylin Kema changed her plea to manslaughter, agreeing to testify in court against her husband.
She’s scheduled for sentencing again on May 30 and faces 10 years of probation.
Peter Kema Sr. also pleaded guilty to manslaughter. He is required to reveal the exact location of the boy as part of his plea deal, under which he will also be spared the possibility of spending life in prison. He will instead get 20 years in jail when he's sentenced in June.
On Sunday, Kema led Big Island police officers to the location in Puna where he says the child's remains are.