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Hope Sykes, Ronald Cummings' Cousin, Sentenced to 15 Years

5:25 PM, Apr 27, 2010   |    comments
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PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- One of the family members of Haleigh Cummings who has been jailed for months has now learned her sentence.

Hope Sykes, the cousin of Ronald Cummings, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for drug trafficking.

She entered a guilty plea earlier this month.

Cummings, the father of the missing girl, Haleigh, who has been the subject of an Amber Alert since Feb.2009, was arrested along with his now-ex-wife Misty Croslin, her brother Tommy and Sykes in January.

They face multiple charges of trafficking hydrocodone.

Sykes is the first of the four to be sentenced.

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