Jul 2, 2013 9:02 AM
DAYTON, Ohio - The doctor of a 14-year-old Ohio girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed just 28 pounds when she died has agreed to plead no contest and give up her medical license.
Fifty-one-year-old Margaret Edwards of Trotwood originally pleaded no contest to three misdemeanor counts of failure to report child abuse or neglect of a functionally impaired person. But in May, she decided to withdraw her plea and got a new attorney.
The Dayton Daily News reports that Edwards on Monday changed her mind again and decided to re-enter the plea. She faces up to 18 months in prison at sentencing scheduled for Aug. 6.
Edwards was Makayla Norman's doctor from July 2010 until the girl's March 2011 death from nutritional and medical neglect complicated by her chronic condition.
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