Parole Denied for Brenham Native Punished for Daughter's Death

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

Abigail Young has been denied parole by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles in connection to the death of her four-year-old daughter.

This was the second parole review for the Brenham native since she was sentenced to prison in 2010, along with her boyfriend, Lucas Coe.

Coe received life in prison for raping and assaulting Emma Thompson, leading to her death. Young received twenty years for failing to protect Emma.

Earlier this year, Emma's Law was signed into law. That makes anyone convicted of a felony against a child only eligible for parole every five years, not every year.

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