Couple sentenced for child neglect
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police say the parents tried to suffocate their 8-month-old child back in 2012.
Reports show Cherale Jones put the boy face down on a blanket for 10 minutes until he was unconscious. She told police she was stressed because the baby was crying.
Jones received 15 years in prison on the Child Abuse charge and 10 years on the Child Neglect charge. The charges will run run concurrently.
Kareem Jones was also sentenced Tuesday to 10 years on the Child Neglect charge.
The 8-month-old survived the neglect.
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