A sentencing hearing occurred yesterday and the mother and father who starved their six-year-old daughter and kept her locked in a cage were sentenced to 30 years in prison. Brian and Shannon Gore faced life sentences on the abuse and neglect and malicious wounding charges.
Brian and Shannon Gore plead guilty to felony child abuse charges and entered pleas on aggravated malicious wounding, agreeing that the evidence was strong enough to convict them.
News centers have been reporting that both of them could face life in prison for their crimes.
Police reported that they discovered the girl in 2011, when she was only 6-years old, while investigating a burglary. According to them, she was naked, malnourished, and covered in her own feces.
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