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Woman branded the 'Half-Ton Killer' loses 600 pounds

By Daily Mail | 2013-11-21 10:54:02.0

She made headlines in 2008 after being accused and then found not guilty of murdering her two-year-old nephew, Eliseo, by falling on him with her own 1,000-pound body.

The world's heaviest woman has lost a staggering 600lbs in the five years since she shot to fame as the 'Half-Ton Killer'.

She made headlines in 2008 after being accused and then found not guilty of murdering her two-year-old nephew, Eliseo, by falling on him with her own 1,000-pound body.

'I thought I was dying anyway so I decided to admit that I'd done it to protect my sister because I love her,' she concluded.

Mayra's sister Jaime was found guilty of causing injury to her child, and is currently serving a 15-year sentence.

Mayra Rosales, 32, has embarked on a grueling journey to save her own life by losing weight.

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