"At first, she tried to tell me it was a dead dog. It wasn't the first pregnancy she hid from me," Sheppard said. "I don't know how anyone could ever do this. We had been together for 13 years and she had been the perfect wife and mother until she got mixed up with drugs and then she left everything behind. I would like to see her spend the rest of her life in prison."
Ballinger has remained in custody since her arrest in May.
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