Cuyahoga County

Mom sentenced to prison time for extreme punishment

On Wednesday, April 2, a woman stood in court to receive her punishment for the harsh discipline of her 9-year-old daughter.

Judge Pamela Barker sentenced Dominique Jones to one year in prison for tying her daughter to a chair and beating her as well as a son with a belt.

On April 22, 2013, Jones tied her 9-year old daughter to a chair using belts and began whipping the child with a belt over her entire body including her face.

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