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Graves Co. Couple Sentenced In Death Of 8-Month-Old

Posted at 5:24 AM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 05:24:33-05

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)— A couple responsible for the death of a baby were sentenced to prison Monday.

Brianna Kayse and David Kayse both pleaded guilty in the death of Brianna’s 8-month-old son, Jacob.

Jacob died of asphyxiation after his head was covered with a comforter.

Brianna was given seven years in prison for manslaughter while David was given five years in prison for reckless homicide.

In a statement to the judge, Brianna claimed full responsibility for the child’s death.