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Former caregiver pleads guilty to numerous charges

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A former Jackson caregiver could be headed to prison for a very long time after admitting to numerous criminal charges involving residents in her care, including one who died.

Stephanie Fields, 39, pleaded guilty Monday to 18 counts of exploitation of vulnerable adults, identity theft, fraudulent use of social security numbers and accessory after the fact to culpable negligence manslaughter.

Fields faces a maximum of more than 200 years behind bars.

Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd delayed sentencing for Fields.

The sentencing is tentatively set for December 14.

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