BRISTOL, Va.-A Bristol woman pleaded guilty Thursday morning to a misdemeanor charge of concealing her mother’s body.

Jo Whitney Outland was given a 12-month sentence, but the judge agreed to suspend the time and she will serve 12 months of supervised probation.

Sgt. Steve Crawford said Outland was originally charged with a felony after authorities found the body of Outland’s mother at their home earlier this year.

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