PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY, MI – Joshua Alan Tough, 19-years-old, of Onaway has been convicted in the death of three-week old Ashton Robert Richardson of Hawks, MI.
Tough was sentenced to a minimum of 32 years with a maximum of 70 years behind bars.
On April 7th, 2014, the three-week old boy died from injuries he suffered from the alleged abuse he endured at the hands of Tough.
Kirsten Richardson, 19-years-old, the child’s mother, was sentenced to nine months in jail on a second degree child abuse charge. She could have received up to 10 years in prison.