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November 7, 2012

Woman sentenced in exploitation case

LAUREL, Miss. —  

A former hospice worker in Laurel is going to prison for felony exploitation of a vulnerable person.

The Hattiesburg American reports 50-year-old Lena M. Hinson pleaded guilty Monday before Jones County Circuit Court Judge Billy Joe Landrum to one count of felony embezzlement and one count of felony exploitation of a vulnerable person.

Hinson was sentenced to serve five years, with four years suspended. Hinson is to serve two years of post-release supervision.

She also must pay over $3,000 in restitution to the victim, plus court costs, $1,000 to Crime Victim's Compensation Fund and $1,000 to reimburse Jones County for the use of the public defender.

 

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