Fuchs sentenced to ten years in prison on child abuse charges

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Nicholas Fuchs on Friday, November 2nd to ten years in prison and six years of extended supervision.

Fuchs pleaded guilty back in August to three charges of child abuse and one charge of second-degree recklessly endangering safety. In exchange for those pleas, a false imprisonment charge and a strangulation and suffocation charge were each dropped in the case.

The criminal complaint in the case says Fuchs abused his girlfriend's children without her knowing while he lived with her in Oak Creek.

Fuchs allegedly put one of the children in a running clothes dryer on multiple occasions — this, for wetting their pajamas. The children also told police Fuchs would hit them on the bottom of their feet with a spoon and put their feet in a tub full of hot water.

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