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Shelton gets maximum term
Times photos: Brenda Steurer Casey Shelton begins to cry while listening to his mother, Cathy Flynn, speak on his behalf Monday during his sentencing hearing at the Green County Courthouse in Monroe. Shelton, of Brodhead, was sentenced to the maximum 40 years in prison, with 10 years probation, for killing his 2-month-old son Christopher in 2007.
MONROE - Casey Shelton was sentenced to 40 years in prison without a chance of early release Monday by Green County Circuit Court Judge James Beer.Shelton, 33, Brodhead, received the maximum prison sentence, and 10 years probation."He won't hurt anyone again, but it doesn't bring my son back," Amy Uptegraw, Shelton's former girlfriend, said after the sentencing.