Parole granted for parent in Duis abuse case
(Local News ~ 12/17/13)
Back in December 2000, District Judge Joseph Straub had a strong message in mind when he sentenced Heidi Watkins to 50 years in prison for child endangerment related to the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Shelby Duis. "The evidence in this case shows that instead of zealously protecting Shelby, you chose to sacrifice her on an alter of illicit sex and illegal drugs," he said at the time. "You voluntarily traded the life of your child for a few months of companionship with Jesse Wendelsdorf."...
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