Mother of 15 sentenced for leaving daughter at Walmart

Moriyyah Israel (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Moriyyah Israel (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A mother of 15 who left her 3-year-old daughter at Walmart earlier this year was sentenced Monday.

Moriyyah Israel, 43, will spend one day in jail and be on probation for two years. She must also cooperate with Job and Family Services.

The little girl was found at the Walmart on Ferguson Avenue in May. Israel and her 14 other children left the store, not realizing the child wasn't' with them.

According to court documents, they realized the little girl was missing the next morning when a family member notified them that the little girl was on the news.

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