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Wausau parents sentenced today for role in diabetic daughter's death

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A Wausau area couple will find out this afternoon how long their sentences will be for letting their diabetic daughter die while they prayed for help.

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Dale and Leilani Neumann were both convicted of second-degree reckless homicide in separate trials this summer.

But they'll be sentenced together in a proceeding that starts at 1:30 p.m. in Marathon County Circuit Court.

Both face up to 25 years in prison, and they're expected to appeal their convictions.

The Neumanns prayed instead of calling a doctor to help their daughter Kara, 11, who died on Easter Sunday of last year from complications of her diabetes.

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