AuSable Forks mom sentenced for son's death

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) An AuSable Forks, New York, mom who took a plea deal in her young son's death learned her fate Monday.

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The Clinton County district attorney's office says Patricia Giddings was sentenced to 4-12 years in prison. Prosecutors say she and her boyfriend, Brandon Bushey, used plywood to block a door and lock up her little boy. He died after getting his head stuck in a notch in the plywood.

Bushey is serving 1-3 years in prison for his role in the death.