FORT MYERS, Fla. - One of three caregivers charged in the smothering death of a 3-year-old southwest Florida boy has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The News-Press reported that Donella Trainor pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter of a child.
Michael Lee McMullen died Oct. 19 after being wrapped in blankets as punishment. Authorities said the blankets were tied at both ends so Michael could not escape.
A state review found no documentation of a background check on Trainor, who had been found guilty of child abuse in Michigan.
Michael's stepfather and grandmother also were charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child.
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