Man sentenced after burying baby alive

(KECI) The man who left a baby partially buried in the woods near Montana’s Lolo Hot Springs was sentenced Tuesday afternoon in a Missoula courtroom. Judge Karen Townsend sentenced Francis Crowley to 20 years in prison and 10 years probation.

Crowley, 33, was charged with criminal endangerment and child criminal endangerment.

Investigators say he was high on meth and bath salts when he wandered into Lolo Hot Springs last July, threatening people and talking about leaving a baby in the woods after wrecking his car.

The baby was eventually found alive.

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