Barnett sentenced in child endangerment case

Reported by Lisa Rantala email

Posted by Kate Oatis email

TOLEDO (WTOL) - Crystal Barnett, 21, was sentenced in a Toledo court on Tuesday in the child endangerment case for which she had pleaded "no contest" last month.

Witnesses reported Barnett cried when addressing the court and the mother of the 8-month-old baby she had thrown into a nightstand. The baby's mother also cried, those witnesses said.

The women are stepsisters, but the baby's mother said she wants Barnett to spend life in prison for harming the baby.

Barnett was convicted of child endangerment and has received a sentence of four years in prison.