Woman Who Threw Baby Against Wall Sentenced Today

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Woman Who Threw Baby Against Wall Sentenced Today

June 30, 2014 Updated Jun 30, 2014 at 4:36 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- A Fort Wayne woman who admitted she threw her 3-week-old baby against the wall was sentenced today.

28-year-old Ashley Strong received 10 years in prison with 4 of those years suspended after she plead guilty to battery and child neglect charges. Strong claims she threw the baby because it would not stop crying.

Police say that Strong later tested positive for cocaine.

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