(06/29/2011)
The two Gilmer County women accused of shocking their kids as a form of discipline or punishment were back in court yesterday.

Police said the two used a homemade electrical shocking device to punish four kids between the ages of four and twelve.

Yarica Jackson, and Mary Ann Starcher had been sentenced on the six charges after pleading guilty to them.

The two were each charged 1-5 years on each count, to be served consecutively.

Now, court officials are saying they plan to appeal to the Supreme Court.

The original court case had 80 charges, plead down to six last April.

See related story GILMER WOMEN PLEAD GUILTY TO USING ELECTRIC SHOCK ON CHILDREN


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