This photo released by Lake County Police Department shows Kimberly Leona Kubina. A northwest Indiana man was charged with murder and neglect Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in the death of his 13-year-old ... more 
This photo released by Lake County Police Department shows Kimberly Leona Kubina. A northwest Indiana man was charged with murder and neglect Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in the death of his 13-year-old son, whom prosecutors said he kept locked in a dog cage for more than a year before he died. Riley Choate, 39, of Hammond, also was charged with battery and criminal confinement in the April 2009 death of Christian Choate, whose apparent body was found last week in a shallow grave where Riley Choate told police he buried it with lime to make it decompose faster. The same charges were filed against the boy's apparent stepmother, who was identified in court documents as Kimberly Leona Kubina, less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lake County Police Department
Tue, May 10, 2011 4:50 PM EDT