Father of toddler in box receives more than two-year sentence

The father of the toddler that was found to be in a box that happened in December of 2016, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for neglect of a dependent. 
On May 7, Christopher Short was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty on May 5. 
Short and a number of individuals were arrested after Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies followed a lead of possible child abuse at a residence in the area of CR 750 W. and CR 800 N. on Dec. 13, 2016. What they found was a 3-year-old female being kept inside a locked wooden box.

See the full story in the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.

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