Grandmother found guilty of torturing, killing 8-year-old 03/02/2017 4:10 pm PST Comments WGN By WGN CHICAGO -- (WGN) -- A grandmother has been found guilty of torturing and killing her 8-year-old granddaughter. The child's injuries were so severe, a forensic investigator wept in court during testimony. Today, a Cook County judge convicted Helen Ford in the death of Gizzell Ford in the summer of 2013. Gizzell was a straight A student heading into fourth grade. FULL STORY: Grandmother found guilty of torturing, killing 8-year-old - WGN #Chicago #Illinois #WGN Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.