Saturday, February 18, 2006
A Virginia foster parent who had cared for three children for more than three years was given a 75 year jail sentence for abusing them while in his care. According to press reports, he used his hands, a telephone, and cords such as coaxial cables to beat the children in his custody. The children were also often denied food and medical care. The judge suspected 50 years of the sentence. Source: Beverly N. Williams, NewPort News, daily press.com. For the complete story, please click here (last visited February 18, 2006, reo).