THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Woman Sentenced to 4 Years For Physical Abuse of a Child
Issue Date: April 20, 2022
The Marinette County District Attorney's Office announced that on April 15, 2022, a Marinette woman was sentenced to 4 years in prison and 3 years of extended supervision in relation to repeated acts of physical abuse of a child that occurred in the City of Marinette, Marinette County, Wisconsin, in July of 2019. Aleasha Thiry was convicted on Jan. 7, 2022, of Physical Abuse of a Child, Repeated Acts Causing Bodily Harm, as a party to a crime, for physically abusing her stepson.
At sentencing, Assistant District Attorney Kathryn Heineck stated that Ms. Thiry justified her actions as discipline, but they were torture. Assistant District Attorney Heineck told the Court that during one incident Mr. Thiry choked the child, causing the child to lose consciousness. Assistant District Attorney Heineck also told the Court that Ms. Thiry held the child's head under the water in the shower.
Judge Jane M. Sequin sentenced Thiry to 4 years of initial confinement and 3 years of extended supervision. In imposing the sentence, Judge Sequin read a letter written by the child victim.
Thiry's co-defendant, Troy Thiry, entered a plea to Physical Abuse of a Child - Intentionally Cause Harm, as a party to a crime and as a repeater. He was sentenced by Judge James Morrison to a total of 6 years of initial confinement and 3 years of extended supervision.
Assistant District Attorney Kathryn Heineck handled the prosecution of these cases.
The Marinette District Attorney's Office would like to thank the Marinette County Department of Health and Human Services for their assistance with these cases along with the Marinette Police Department and the Willow Tree Advocacy Center.