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Montcalm County teen sentenced to prison for 3-month-old son's death

Mistie Moyer will spend up to 40 years in prison for the death of her 3-month-old son.

MONTCALM COUNTY, Mich. — The teenage mother who pleaded guilty to murder in the death of her 3-month-old son last year will spend up to 40 years in prison. 

Mistie Moyer, 18, was sentenced to 12 to 40 years in a state prison Thursday in Montcalm County Circuit Court for the death of her son Fred LeRoy Wallace III. 

Wallace died Nov. 19, 2018, while in Moyer's care. The medical examiner ruled the baby's death a homicide and found older injuries on his body, including a broken arm and ribs. 

Moyer received 342 days of credit during her sentencing.

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