A Lincoln woman has been sentenced to two to four years in prison for beating her infant son.
Nicole Westwood, 22, was found guilty of child abuse earlier this year for
breaking as many as 10 bones of her then 4-month son. She was sentenced on Thursday
in Lancaster County District Court.
Westwood's defense attorney
requested probation or to let her serve the time in a county jail. The
judge denied probation and sent her to
The boy, who has recovered, and his older sister were placed in protective custody.