CHILD NEGLECT: Woman receives sentence
COLUMBIA CITY — A woman who pleaded guilty to abandoning her child into the care of a child molester received a five-year sentence Monday.Joy D. Hughes, 38, of Kendallville, pleaded guilty last month to neglect of a child causing bodily injury, a Class C felony.For that crime, she was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction for five years, with all of that time to serve.To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 4 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.