Mother of East Orange Boy Shot, Killed by His 6-Year-Old Brother Will Spend One Month in Jail

A judge in Newark early this morning sentenced the mother of a boy who was shot dead by his 6-year-old brother in a house in East Orange (back in late June) to 365 days in prison.

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According to a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, Itiyanaha Spruill was ordered to serve one year in the Essex County Jail but was given time served credit for spending 96 days in jail.

The spokesperson said that Spruill will likely be released in about one month.

We will bring you additional information as soon as the Essex County Prosecutor releases it.

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