COLUMBIA CITY — A man who was arrested on drug charges and accused of neglecting a dependent will serve 10 years behind bars.
Travis A. Wonderly, who along with Janel M. Creech was blamed for the death of Creech’s 5-month-old daughter, pleaded guilty Nov. 16 to manufacturing methamphetamine and neglect of a dependent resulting in death.
On Monday, Wonderly was sentenced by Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer to 10 years in prison, to be fully served.
A Jan. 3 incident occurred resulting in the death of five-month old Taylor Creech.
Janel M. Creech, the child’s mother, pled guilty Aug. 15 to the same two charges and was sentenced Sept. 12 to 16 years.
According to initial reports, Wonderly and Creech had been smoking methamphetamine earlier in the evening on the night in question.