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The Bobster
12-14-2016, 05:02 PM

Mom accused of smothering her baby to death mulls plea deal
By Emily Saul
December 14, 2016 | 1:56pm

Latisha Fisher appears in court on Wednesday. Photo: Steven Hirsch

The 1-year-old child was found with foam coming out of his nose and mouth at a restaurant near Penn Station in 2015.
Photo: Facebook

A Manhattan mom accused of smothering her infant son to death because she “was afraid that someone was going to eat him,’’ is mulling a plea deal, her attorney said.

Latisha Fisher —who allegedly killed 1-year-old Gavriel in a Midtown fast food bathroom last year–was offered the choice between a flat 25 years in prison or 15 to life behind bars if she “takes responsibility,” Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Gregory Carro said.

Prosecutors have offered the first deal, while the jurist put forward the latter.

But Fisher, who is schizophrenic, declined to make her decision right away, defense attorney Brian Konoski told the court.

The 36-year-old, who allegedly told cops “the devil” made her smother her son in the 5 Boro Burger–and has also said she “doesn’t deserve to live” for killing the tot– will have until Monday to decide.

If she can’t, she’ll head to trial, Judge Carro said.