Mother to be Sentenced in Ohio Malnutrition Death
A woman who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 14-year-old daughter who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died will be sentenced in southwest Ohio.
Forty-two-year-old Angela Norman will be sentenced Thursday in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court in Dayton.
Norman pleaded guilty April 6 to a first-degree felony count of involuntary manslaughter and to single misdemeanor and felony counts of endangering children.
Authorities say Norman's daughter, Makayla Norman, had numerous bed sores and showed other signs of neglect when she died in March 2011. Three nurses who authorities said were to administer or monitor the girl's care also were charged.
The prosecutor said the felony counts were related to Makayla Norman's death. The misdemeanor count of endangering children involved another daughter.