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Ruby Franke and Jodi Hildebrandt Sentenced in Child Abuse Case

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Ruby Franke, a well-known internet personality and mother, was given four consecutive sentences ranging from one to fifteen years in a Utah jail on Tuesday after entering a plea of guilty to four counts of serious child abuse last year. At the moment of sentencing, Ruby Franke declared, “My charges are just.” “They did show me mercy, and they offered safety to my family and accountability to the public.” The 42-year-old Ruby Franke had vlogged about her children’s abuse on her since-deleted YouTube account, “8 Passengers.” After her 12-year-old son ran away and encouraged a neighbor to call the police, she was taken into custody in August.

In exchange for agreeing to testify against her business partner Jodi Hildebrandt, who was also charged with aggravated child abuse but also made a plea deal, Ruby Franke , who had previously been charged with six counts, entered a not guilty plea to two of the counts, according to the prosecutors.

According to court filings,

The abuse included depriving Ruby Franke children of food and water, kicking her son while he was wearing boots, and denying him oxygen. According to the court records, Ruby Franke explained to her kids. That the penalties were necessary to make them follow and turn from their transgressions. Additionally, they claimed that she “knowingly or intentionally caused and permitted another adult to cause serious physical injuries.”

Ruby Franke stated, “I’ve chosen to follow advice and guidance that has led me into a dark dream for the past four years.” “I would isolate myself from anyone who challenged me, so my distorted version of reality went largely unchecked.” Hildebrandt was given the same sentence on Tuesday as well. The judge ordered that each of them had 30 days to seek an appeal.

“Among the reasons I decided against going to trial was… Hildebrandt said to the court, “I did not want them to emotionally relive the experience. As that would have been detrimental to them.” “I pray and hope that they get better and go on to lead happy, fulfilling lives.”

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