July 24, 2009
by The Associated Press
The jury knew Carl Brent Worthington and his pregnant wife, Raylene, ''had no intentions of ever harming their child,''
But the jury did convict Carl Worthington of criminal mistreatment, a misdemeanor, for not taking his daughter, Ava, to see a doctor. He faces a maximum of a year in jail when he is sentenced on July 31.
Raylene Worthington was acquitted Thursday of the same misdemeanor charge after six days of jury deliberations that resulted in a deadlock at one point.
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