A Jones County mother gets a five years suspended sentence in the death of her daughter

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County mother pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony neglect in the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

Lydia Viner admitted she neglected her child and allowed ongoing abuse to happen to her daughter while in her care.

Her daughter, Victoria, died at a Jackson hospital last August 13.

The autopsy showed blunt force trauma to the head is what killed baby Victoria.

Vinder was sentenced to five years which was suspended.

Meanwhile, Finder's boyfriend Justin Blakeney is accused of capital murder.

A court date for Blakeney has not been set.

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