Mother Sentenced to Probation in Baby Sleeping Death

A judge sentenced Doris Koon to three years probation. She was also ordered her to complete a post conviction treatment program and not to drink alcohol.

Posted: May. 7, 2018 2:02 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph mother was sentenced Monday for the death of her baby who died while sleeping with her.


A judge sentenced Doris Koon to three years probation. She was also ordered her to complete a post conviction treatment program and not to drink alcohol.

Koon's one-month-old baby died in August of 2017. Court documents at the time said Koon was drinking before the baby's death and later woke up to find the baby underneath her.

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