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Woman Sentenced For Locking Son In Room For Most Of 3 Years

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(credit: CBS)

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WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A mother who locked her teenage son in a filthy room for most of three years is headed to prison.

On Wednesday a judge in Weld County sentenced Amanda Jolliff of Erie to three years. She pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor child abuse.

Jolliff’s 14-year-old son was found hiding under a neighbor’s porch last fall. Police say the boy escaped while Joliff and her boyfriend were on vacation.

Jolliff’s boyfriend was sentenced to 60 days in jail on Monday.

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