Mercedes Lain’s parents accept plea agreements

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. -- The parents of 11-month-old Mercedes Lain have accepted plea agreements, according to court records.

The court was notified Tiffany Coburn accepted a plea agreement during a status conference Thursday.

Kenneth Lain’s plea agreement was filed on January 14 and a hearing was held Thursday to enter the agreement.

Coburn will have a hearing on February 25 regarding her plea agreement.

Coburn and Lain were each charged with one count of neglect of a dependent after Mercedes’ body was found in August 2021.

Justin Miller pleaded guilty to Mercedes’ murder and was sentenced to 65 years in prison earlier this week.

Click here to read our past stories about the murder of Mercedes Lain

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