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COLUMBIA CITY â€” 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.
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