ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The mother from St. Joseph convicted of accidentally smothering her one month old baby was sentenced to three months probation Monday.
In August of 2017, emergency crews responded to a report of an unresponsive baby on South 10th Street. Doris Koon, 21, told investigators thas she woke up on the couch to find the baby underneath her. Police say Koons was intoxicated at the time of the incident.
Along with probation, Koon was also ordered to complete a alcohol treatment program and not consume any intoxicants.