76-year-old Ruby Klokow sentenced to ten years in prison

SHEBOYGAN (WITI) -- A Sheboygan County judge sentenced 76-year-old Ruby Klokow to ten years in prison on Wednesday, May 1st.

Klokow pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in February. She was accused of killing her seven-month-old daughter, Jeaneen, 55 years ago.

Ironically, prosecutors recommended a sentence of just 45 days in jail followed by ten years probation. The judge ignored that recommendation.

Klokow was charged after her son came forward in 2008 with stories of horrific childhood abuse, including allegations that his mother kicked him with steel-toed boots so often that he still has knee problems.

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