(PennLive) A Middletown mother will spend 21/2 to 5 years in state prison for assaulting her daughter because the teen didn't recite Bible verses correctly.
Rhonda Shoffner, 41, was sentenced by Dauphin County Judge John F. Cherry after she pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated assault, strangulation, child endangerment and making terroristic threats.
"This was an extremely scary situation for this young victim to have to endure. Fortunately, she is doing well now and is in a safe place," Chief Deputy District Attorney Sean McCormack said Thursday.
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