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Indiana couple sentenced 7 years for neglecting to feed children

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An Indiana couple has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for withholding food from their two young daughters.

41-year-old Jason Doty, and 35-year-old Amy Doty, both of Muncie, each pleaded guilty to neglect.

The Dotys told police they moved to Branson, MO. in March 2012 and after running out of money, they didn't feed their girls, now 2 and 5, for days at a time.

The Dotys were arrested and the girls were taken to a hospital, suffering from severe malnourishment.

An aunt, now raising the girls, say malnutrition has left the younger girl with irreversible brain damage, and the older girl with other problems.

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