Dallas family sentenced to prison over stomping pregnant teen

ANI | Updated: Jan 20, 2018 03:54 IST

Dallas [United States] January 20 (ANI): Three members of a United States (US) family in Dallas, who beat a pregnant teen and stomped on her stomach, until she miscarried, have been sentenced to prison.

The Dallas Morning News reports that the now-19-year-old victim was eight months pregnant when she was attacked in 2013.

Sharon Jones, 47, was sentenced to 12 years, while her daughter Cecila McDonald, 28, got seven years, and 29-year-old son, Cedric Jones Jr., was sentenced to five years in prison.

Each pleaded guilty to felony family violence aggravated assault.

Another man was convicted of aggravated assault in 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with the 2013 assault.

The victim, now 19, reported the attack in 2015.

The victim's brother, 24-year-old Robert Cayald, faces an aggravated sexual assault charge in the case. He was found incompetent to stand trial last year, and his case is pending.

Cayald is accused of raping his 13-year-old sister in August 2012, which resulted in pregnancy.(ANI)