Fort Wayne mom pleads guilty to neglect in son’s death

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A Fort Wayne mom is accepting responsibility for her role in her son’s 2017 death. Amber Garrett pleaded guilty yesterday to neglect charges in her son Malakai’s death.

A jury convicted Garrett’s boyfriend of beating the little boy to death. He’s serving a 40-year sentence. Garrett’s plea deal caps her prison sentence at six years.

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