CAMDENTON, Mo. (KMIZ)
A woman was sentenced to five years of supervised probation on Wednesday accused of abducting her own child.
Aubrey Ferguson pleaded guilty in November to a felony count of child abduction. Online court records show Camden County Circuit Judge Kenneth Hayden ordered Ferguson to pay $6,426 in restitution.
Ferguson was arrested Jan. 8, 2019 in Laclede County after authorities found her and Ferguson's missing son inside her boyfriend's attic.
Ferguson's then 6-year-old her son was reported missing in August of 2018, she abducted the child during a scheduled visitation.
Authorities said Ferguson and her boyfriend Woodrow Ziegler kept the child locked in the attic. Online court records show Ziegler faces a charge of hindering prosecution of a felon in Laclede County. The next court hearing in his case is scheduled for Feb. 3.