Wisconsin Mother to Be Sentenced in Baby's 1957 Death

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin woman convicted of killing her baby more than 50 years ago is scheduled to be sentenced.

Seventy-six-year-old Ruby C. Klokow (KLOH'-koh) of Sheboygan is due to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon.

She was convicted in February in her daughter's 1957 death. Prosecutors plan to recommend a sentence of 45 days in jail and 10 years of probation, citing her age and medical issues.

When the baby's death was initially investigated Klokow told detectives the 6-month-old rolled off the couch and bumped her head. The death was ruled accidental, but the case was reopened in 2008 after her adult son came forward with stories of horrific child abuse.

When she pleaded no contest Klokow told the judge she'd felt a lifetime of remorse over her daughter's death.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 205575531 - wifr.com/a?a=205575531
Gray Television, Inc.