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Pittsburg Woman Sentenced to Over 6 Years In Prison


IMG_4994.jpgVonHemel escorted by Deputy Evan Duckett after being sentenced to prison.

The Cherokee County District Court sentenced a Pittsburg woman was sentenced to prison earlier this week.

Megan VonHemel, 41, was given an 80-month sentence after pleading guilty to Aggravated Battery, Abuse of a Child and Interfering with law enforcement

The charges were filed by the Cherokee County Attorney's Office in 2022, following an investigation into VonHemel's criminal conduct with a minor child.

VonHemel remains in the Cherokee County Jail, pending transfer to the Kansas Department of Corrections.

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