CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to life in prison with the chance of parole after 15 years in the fatal abuse of her 5-year-old grandson.

Michelle Lynn Boggs, 49, of Lost Creek, was sentenced Wednesday by a Harrison County circuit judge for her April conviction on a charge of knowingly allowing the death of a child by a parent, guardian, or custodian by child abuse, The Exponent Telegram reported.

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Boggs’ son-in-law, Peter James Wodzinski Jr., 33, previously received the same sentence. His wife, Chasity Nicole Wodzinski, 30, is set for trial in September.

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Police were called in March 2020 when Keaton Michael Elliott Boggs was taken to a hospital in Morgantown suffering from head trauma, numerous bruises, and a laceration on his genital region.

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