GRAYSON COUNTY, Va. – A woman pled guilty to physically abusing children on Thursday, according to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Grayson County.
Audrey Ruth Johnson was sentenced to serve 55 years in the Virginia Department of Corrections. However, officials said that after she serves ten years in prison, she will be released on probation.
She pled guilty to multiple crimes, including:
- One count of child abuse
Disregard for life
Two counts of child abuse with serious injury
Two counts of attempted malicious injury
Four counts of strangulation
Two counts of malicious wounding
According to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, the investigation revealed she extensively abused two children. Johnson’s relationship with the children was not disclosed.
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