Kansas man gets 15 years in prison for putting baby in trash
July 16, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been ordered to spend more than 15 years in prison for abandoning his infant stepdaughter in an apartment complex trash compactor.
Marquis Young, 28, was sentenced Friday in Douglas County. That's where he pleaded no contest in May to reduced charges of aggravated battery and child abuse, the Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2v1p6mO ) reported.
Young initially was charged with attempted first-degree murder after the baby was found in July 2016 in the trash bin. The then-9-month-old suffered two skull fractures but has recovered.
Young's wife, Sh...