A Naponee mother and
grandmother have been sentenced in connection to the 2012 child abuse death of
2-year-old Joseph Rinehart Junior.
Laura Rinehart, Joseph's
mother, was given 12 to 22 years in prison Tuesday. The boy's grandmother,
Nancy Draper, will serve 20 to 30 years.
Joseph died at a
Franklin hospital last year of head and internal injuries caused by blunt force
grandfather, Peter Draper, was found guilty at trial earlier this year for his
He will be sentenced in October.