Vernal mom gets prison for hanging son upside-down

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Vernal mom gets prison for hanging son upside-down

By stephen hunt
The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated Aug 4, 2010 12:05AM MDT
It wasn’t until months after Michelle Napolitano’s children were taken from her that prosecutors learned the extent of the abuse that caused her 5-year-old son’s feet to be partially amputated.
During a sentencing hearing Tuesday, the Vernal boy told a judge how his mother tied a rope around his legs and hung him upside-down in a doorway.
Deputy Uintah County Attorney Gregory Lamb said the boy was left hanging for “a significant amount of time — a day, or three to four days.”
The loss of circul…
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