VICKSBURG, MS (WLBT) - A Warren County judge has sentenced Kristen Walter to 20 years in prison, with 12 suspended, on child abuse charges.
Walters will have to serve 8 years, then be on probation for five years. She'll also have to undergo drug and psychological treatment while she's in jail.
Walters was indicted in August of 2009, on charges she fractured the skull, and broke the arm and leg of her 3-week-old baby. She was convicted earlier this year.
Twenty-five year old Walters is not allowed any contact with her child.
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