Woman Sentenced To 6 Years For Endangering Children

A Columbia woman will spend 6 years in prison after her two year old son was found naked and locked in a basement filled with feces.

Denecia Hatton was found guilty of 3 counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of possession of a controlled substance.


Police were dispatched to the 2100 block of Ammonette Drive in 2016 to check on the welfare of the children. Hatton arrived home later, and investigation revealed she was in possession of drugs at the time.

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