Shelbyville woman receives 9-year sentence

Danielle Johns

A Shelbyville woman was sentenced to nine years in prison for neglect of a dependent as a result of an investigation by the Shelbyville Police Department after a child was initially taken to MHP Medical Center for multiple injuries including skull fractures.

Danielle E. Johns, 28, was given the sentence, which includes two years suspended to probation, by Judge Kent Apsley. The sentencing includes home detention during that two-year probation period.