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Nurse To Serve 30 Days In Jail In Ohio Teen Death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A nurse will serve 30 days in jail for failing to report child abuse or neglect of an Ohio teenager who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died of malnutrition.

Montgomery County’s prosecutor says a juvenile court judge on Wednesday sentenced Kathryn Williams to 180 days, with 150 days suspended. The judge also sentenced the Englewood woman to 160 hours of community service and a year’s probation after the death of 14-year-old Makayla Norman.

Williams’ attorney didn’t immediately return a call.

Williams received probation in adult court for failing to provide for a functionally impaired person.

A judge has dismissed the juvenile count as similar to the adult one, but an appeals court reinstated the juvenile case.

Authorities say Williams was supposed to conduct Norman’s health assessments.

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