Paducah Woman Jailed for Child Abuse

A Paducah woman was sentenced Monday for abusing her child. Officials say 27-year-old Lauren Eason received a sentence of 18 months in jail for criminal abuse 2nd degree of a child under 12. She plead guilty to the charge on August 31. He was arrested on January 10 along with her boyfriend, 30-year-old Jake Corbett, after an investigation by Paducah Police. The father of Eason’s 3-year-old child contacted authorities after seeing bruises on the child’s lower back, buttocks, legs, and face. Eason and Corbett later admitted striking the child with a belt or a hand, or both. Corbett will be sentenced on November 2, 2020.


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