Lawton woman pleads guilty to child neglect

Lawton woman pleads guilty to child neglect

LAWTON, OK (TNN) - A Lawton woman is pleading guilty to leaving her 3-month-old baby to suffocate.

32-year-old Kimberly Prout entered a blind guilty plea today on a child neglect charge.

In June of 2018, she left her baby alone in her apartment, face down between two pillows and under a blanket.

The child was in good health and Prout was arrested when she returned home.

Her sentencing has been set for May. She could face up to life in prison.

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