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Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

The defense attorney for a Tucson woman who abused and stole from a bedridden multiple sclerosis patient asked a judge for mercy Thursday, saying her client has mental-health issues and found herself in over her head.

August 31, 2012 12:00 am
Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

Caregiver sentenced to 2 yrs. in prison for abusing patient

Attorney Juliana L. Ore-Giron speaks to her client, Lea Marie Hughes, who wept during her sentencing hearing in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday. Hughes was sentenced to two concurrent two-year prison terms.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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