LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)— The mother charged with abandoning her adopted child and fled to Canada is now in custody.
Kristine Barnett turned herself into authorities Thursday at 6:20 a.m., according to the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office.
She bonded out less than two hours later.
As we previously reported, she and her ex-husband were accused of abandoning their adopted daughter in a Lafayette apartment.
Kristine's ex-husband, Michael Barnett, turned himself in on Wednesday. He bonded out an hour after he was booked.
We will continue to follow this story and provide updates as it evolves.
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