Starvation

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Couple To Stand Trial In 9-Year-Old Boy’s Starvation Death, Weighed Less Than 17-Pounds

A couple charged in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son were ordered Thursday to stand trial on charges of criminal homicide after a hearing in which a police detective described discovering the child’s decomposing body.

10/30/2014

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Applause In Courtroom As Mom, Grandparents Accused Of Starving Boy Ordered To Trial

A mother and grandparents accused of starving and abusing a 7-year-old, who was described as looking like a human skeleton when he was found, were in court this afternoon in Mercer County.

08/07/2014

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Police Charge Mom, Grandparents Of Starving, Beaten Child Who Ate Insects To Survive

A Mercer County mother and grandparents are facing a long list of charges after a young boy was found beaten and nearly starved to death, reportedly capturing and eating insects for nourishment.

07/19/2014

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Mother Sentenced To Prison After Allegedly Imprisoning, Starving Twins

The mother accused of locking up her 6-year-old twins and nearly starving them was sentenced to 14-50 years in prison Friday.

09/13/2013

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Couple Accused In Baby’s Starvation Death In Court

A Point Marion couple accused in the starving death of their 15-month-old daughter appeared in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.

05/20/2011

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Man Facing Animal Cruelty Charges In Court

A man accused of starving his dog to death was in court today. The pit bull was found dead outside of the home of 26-year-old Lawrence Lecote’s parents in Lincoln-Larimer.

04/21/2011

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