Ashley Smith was baked alive in the oven by her mother when she was 14-months-old. Melissa Wright put her baby in the oven and set it on broil, Ashley suffered extreme burns and underwent 28 surgeries. 14 years since the incident, Melissa Wright begged for parole and asked for forgiveness. Ashley Smith stood before a panel of strangers to put forward her statement to keep her mother in prison. Melissa admitted to attempted murder and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Melissa was denied parole until 2021, the rest of the family said that they miss their mother and she deserves a second chance.