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Baby-sitter Sentencing Draws Crowd

Twitter: Mike Perry/KHQ tweets: "A very crowded courtroom for the sentencing of Amanda Skogen, babysitter who fatally killed 3yr old Cohen Johnson." (If you followed Mike on Twitter, you could see a photo of the crowd.) Also: here's Meghann Cuniff's Sirens & Gavels post re: Skogen pleading guilty to manslaughter.

  • 10:43 a.m. (from Mike): Very emotional testimony from Cohen's parents as they scroll through pictures of him in court.

You be the judge: What sentence does Amanda Skogen deserve?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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