A Pennsylvania father has been sentenced to a maximum of four years in state prison after his 13-year-old daughter was hospitalized after drinking 17 shots of vodka.
Charles Younger had previously pleaded guilty to child endangerment. The 39-year-old was sentenced Monday.
The girl's mother also had pleaded guilty to the charge. Michelle Edwards was sentenced to 23 months in Lehigh County Jail last week.
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Police say the parents provided their daughter and another 15-year-old girl with liquor for the daughter's 13th birthday in January.
Police were called to the home after the 13-year-old vomited and passed out. Police say Younger and Edwards had fled the scene.
During a court hearing, Younger said his kids "mean everything" to him.