Vandalia Woman Sentenced To 27 Years

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The Vandalia woman accused of holding her infant child head-high and throwing him on a wooden floor, causing brain damage, has been sentenced in Fayette County Court.

Last fall Aubrey Hammer, age 25, entered an open guilty plea to Aggravated Battery of a Child under 13 with great bodily harm or permanent disability.

On Thursday, Hammer was sentenced to 27 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.