Shelby Makowsky Sentenced to 20 Years

Shelby MakowskyNew Albany, Ind. – On Thursday, May 29, 2014, 18-year-old Shelby Makowsky was formally sentenced in the Floyd Circuit Court to a term of 20 years’ incarceration in the Indiana Department of Corrections for Conspiracy to Commit Arson, a Class B Felony, for her role in the January 4, 2014 fire that killed three children and severely injured a fourth child. Judge Terrance Cody of the Floyd County Circuit Court sentenced Makowsky pursuant to an open plea agreement. Makowsky is the second of four defendants to be sentenced. The first defendant, a juvenile, was sentenced to the Indiana Girls School earlier this year. The remaining two defendants, 19-year-old Kylie Jenks and 18-year-old Cody Cashion, are currently awaiting trial. Jenk’s trial is scheduled to begin on August 11, 2014 and Cashion’s trial is currently scheduled for September 2, 2014.

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