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MI Aunt Injects Heroin In 12-Year-Old

New Media Producer: Kerry Corum

A suburban Detroit woman who admitted to injecting her 12-year-old nephew with heroin, as well as other crimes, was sentenced to eight years in prison.

The woman also admitted giving the boy and her 15-year-old niece heroin and cocaine.

Jacqueline Vuich pleaded guilty November 2nd to delivery of narcotics to a minor, child abuse, maintaining a drug house and keeping a person younger than 16 in a home where prostitution occurred.

She was sentenced Wednesday.

Her lawyer said the woman's upbringing was a factor in her behavior.

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