Mom sentenced for abandoning baby

Published 03/08 2013 09:40PM

Updated 03/11 2013 10:21AM

TOULON -- A mom who abandoned her baby in a ditch will spend 3 years in prison. Kendra Meaker was sentenced to 3 years for obstructing justice and 200 days for child endangerment. She'll serve them concurrently.

Meaker left the baby in rural Stark County in September, then reported her missing. In court Friday, eaker said she accepts responsibility and is turning her life around.

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