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Mother sentenced in baby’s beating death

May 21, 2010

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— A Kansas woman has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for the beating death of her 3-month-old son in the infant’s hospital room.

Megan Mott of Great Bend pleaded guilty earlier to second-degree murder in Robbie Cox’s February 2008 death in his room at Wesley Medical Center. The infant had been hospitalized for several months with a respiratory virus.

Hospital staff found the baby in his crib with three skull fractures.

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Ray Parker 3 years, 11 months ago

Better than nothing, some mothers serve less than 2 years for the murder of their infant child. Related: Teenagers found the dead body of a newborn baby at a Traverse City, MI home Friday, and notified authorities. Police conducting the gruesome murder investigation are seeking information about the mother. One report is that the infant’s body was outside the house in a bag, with severe burns. Another is that a dog dragged the body out from a shed to be found later by the teenagers.

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dru442 3 years, 11 months ago

Nine years for beating a helpless child?

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