Carter County woman sentenced to 15 years after pleading guilty to child neglect

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CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Carter County woman will spend fifteen years in prison for child abuse.

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According to court documents, Alexandria Nelson pleaded guilty to the charge of aggravated attempted child neglect in court last week.

Last year, Elizabethton police investigated the case of alleged abuse of a one-year-old child.

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