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Woman Sentenced on Child Abuse Charge
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A Paducah woman was sentenced Monday for abusing her child.

The McCracken County Circuit Court Clerk says 27-year-old Lauren Eason received a sentence of 18 months in jail for criminal abuse 2nd degree of a child under 12. She plead guilty to the charge on August 31. 

Eason was arrested January 10 along with her boyfriend, 30-year-old Jake Corbett, after an investigation by Paducah Police. The father of Eason's 3-year-old child contacted authorities after seeing bruises on the child's lower back, buttocks, legs, and face. Eason and Corbett later admitted striking the child with a belt or a hand, or both. 

The McCracken County Jail website says Eason is scheduled to be released in April 2022. 

Corbett is scheduled to be sentenced on November 2.

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Published 05:13 PM, Tuesday Oct. 13, 2020
Updated 04:19 PM, Wednesday Oct. 14, 2020

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