Based on the very scant facts that you have provided, it seems that the case has been successfully prosecuted and a conviction has already occurred. Presumably he defendant had legal counsel. The prosecutor represents the people (community) in the proceedings re sentencing and well-meaning members of the public -- with or without legal counsel -- do not have the right or opportunity to participate in the legal process at this stage.
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If I am recalling correctly, she accepted a plea dea, was sentenced, and served time for neglect. She can still be charged with murder. When the local authorities (i.e. the State of Indiana) has the evidence they need to get a conviction, they will refile appropriate charges against her I am sure.
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