Child abuse

Mother sentenced to 37 years after death of daughter

2018-01-23T18:20:10+00:00March 17th, 2016|

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A Greenfield mother is headed to prison following the 2015 death of her one-year-old daughter. Jessica Merriman, formerly Wagoner, was sentenced to 37 years on Thursday. WISH-TV’s partners at the Greenfield Daily Reporter said that Merriman will serve 25 years in prison followed by 12 years of probation. Court documents stated that [...]

Father found guilty in death of 1-year-old daughter

2017-12-30T23:18:09+00:00January 26th, 2016|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A Greenfield man has been found guilty of killing his one-year-old baby girl. Matthew Wagoner was found guilty of murder and neglect of a dependent resulting in death on Thursday. He will be sentenced on Feb. 24.Jessica Wagoner also faces charges in the case. Wagoner and his wife Jessica were charged in [...]