A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for putting his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son in a hot clothes dryer as punishment.
Reno County district judge Richard Rome called it ``one of the heinous crimes he's seen committed.''
He then gave Aron Pritchard the maximum possible sentence of ten years.
The boy suffered second-degree burns on his back and buttocks during the november 2006 incident.
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