Woman pleads guilty in baby neglect case

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne woman pleaded guilty to causing skull fractures to her baby Wednesday.

Ashley Gilbert, 23, pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent according to the Journal Gazette. A second neglect charge was dropped as part of the plea deal.

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Gilbert’s baby was sent to the hospital with a head injury last June twice about 10 days apart for a head injury. Doctors told police the baby suffered two traumatic brain injuries.

Gilbert could spend two years of a four-year sentence in prison.


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