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CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Madison woman to be sentenced for torturing and starving her step-daughter

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A Madison woman will be sentenced this afternoon for torturing and starving her teenage step-daughter until she got down to just 68 pounds. 43-year-old Melinda Drabek-Chritton struck a plea deal in April. She avoided a trial by pleading no contest to reckless endangerment and mentally harming a child. Those charges carry maximums of 25 years in prison and 50-thousand dollars in fines. Four other counts were dropped.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
(715) 273-4334
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