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Ohio nurse sentenced in girl’s starvation

CINCINNATI — An Ohio nurse was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 10 years in prison after she unexpectedly pleaded guilty in the malnutrition death of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.

Mollie Parsons, 42, had been set to go to trial Wednesday in the 2011 death of Makayla Norman.

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