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Mom who left kids alone to visit Germany offered plea deal

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -

An Iowa mother accused of leaving her four children home alone to travel to Europe could avoid a prison sentence.

The Des Moines Register reports that prosecutors have offered to drop a gun charge against 31-year-old Erin Macke and give her a deferred judgment if she pleads guilty to four counts of child endangerment.

Macke is currently charged with the four counts plus one count of making a firearm available to a person under 21.

Police were called to her home in September 

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