Dallas Family Who Beat Pregnant Teen to Make Her Miscarry, Cover Up Rape Get Prison

Three family members connected to the brutal beating of a pregnant teenager who was raped and forced to miscarry her baby pleaded guilty to the crime and were sentenced to prison this week. Sharon Jones, 47, was sentenced to 12 years, while her daughter Cecila McDonald, 28, got seven years, and 29-year-old son, Cedric Jones Jr., was sentenced to five years in prison. Each pleaded guilty to felony family violence aggravated assault. Another man, Lonnell McDonald, was convicted of aggravated assault in 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with the 2013 assault. The victim, now 19, reported the attack in 2015.   Continue reading...

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