Kansas Woman Sentenced for Infant's Abuse Death

5 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Friday, March 02 2012 Mar 2, 2012 Friday, March 02, 2012 9:13:14 PM CST March 02, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

SCOTT CITY, Kan. (AP) - A western Kansas woman is going to prison for the abuse death of her 3-month-old son.

KAKE-TV reports 28-year-old Marilyn Fay Hoffman, of Scott City, was sentenced Friday to nearly 15 years for second-degree intentional murder and one count of child abuse.

Hoffman has been jailed since her arrest in July 2010 after the infant, Xavier Hoffman, died at a Wichita hospital where he was being treated for extensive injuries.

Hoffman was initially charged with first-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge last July in Scott County District Court.

 

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