Hilo mom gets probation in child starvation case


Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Tiffany Stone, left, and defense attorney Melody Parker listen to the prosecution’s arguments during Stone’s sentencing hearing on Monday.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Deputy Prosecutor Suzanna Tiapula makes her final argument during the sentencing hearing for Tiffany Stone on Monday.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Tiffany Stone looks down as defense attorney Melody Parker makes notes on Monday.

Tiffany Stone, left, and her defense attorney Melody Parker listen to the prosecuting attorney's arguments during Stone's sentencing hearing on Monday, March 22, 2021. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

A 37-year-old Hilo woman was sentenced Monday to 10 years of probation for her role in starving her 9-year-old daughter to death in 2016.