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Woman sentenced to 3 years for damaging grave

Betty Davis-Nelson Betty Davis-Nelson
JOHNSTON CITY, IL (KFVS) -

 

A woman will spend the next three years in prison for damaging a grave in a Johnston City cemetery.

According to the Williamson County State's Attorney's Office, a judge sentenced Betty Davis-Nelson, 54, of Johnston City to the maximum penalty for the crime.

Davis-Nelson pleaded guilty to damaging the headstone of a deceased relative of people who turned her in to police for allegedly stealing flowers off of graves in the same cemetery in Johnston City in 2011.

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