FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A Winston-Salem woman accused of going to a nightclub and leaving her two children home alone when a fire broke out pleaded guilty this week to child abuse charges.
Ebony Monique Mack, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of felony child abuse inflicting serious physical injury in that she showed a reckless disregard for life.
She was initially been charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.
Judge Edwin Wilson gave her a suspended sentence of 20 months to 36 months in prison. Mack received an active sentence of four months in jail and placed her on supervised probation for three years.
Mack was charged after her 3-year-old boy and 9-year-old girl were found unconscious on Feb. 2.
The house at 1809 Trellis Lane belonged to Mack’s grandmother and her children were staying at the house that night.
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