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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The former YouTube family vlogger pleaded guilty to four counts of second-degree aggravated child abuse in December.



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... Former family vlogger Ruby Franke was sentenced to four one-to-15 year terms in prison by a Utah district court on Tuesday, ending a monthslong child abuse case brought against the mother of six.

Franke's business partner Jodi Hildebrandt was also sentenced to four one-to-15 year prison terms on Tuesday. Both women will serve their sentences consecutively. ...

During the sentencing hearing, audio of which was streamed on Utah Court's website, Franke teared up while apologizing to her kids.

"I ... believed dark was light and right was wrong," she said. "I would do anything in this world for you. I took from you all that was soft, and safe and good."

She also addressed Judge John Walton and the courtroom.

"For the past four years, I've chosen to follow counsel and guidance that has led me into a dark delusion," she said. "My distorted version of reality went largely unchecked as I would isolate from anyone who challenged me." ...

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