Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Father Drugs Children's Tennis Opponents

"A father who drugged his children's tennis opponents, leading to one player's death, was sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted Thursday. . . . Fauviau was accused of spiking the water bottles of his children's opponents 27 times in tournaments across France from 2000 to 2003, using the anti-anxiety drug Temesta, which can cause drowsiness. The case illustrated the darker side of some parents' attempts to help their children achieve athletic success." By Pierre Sauvey, Associate Press Writer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Link to Article (last visited 3-15-06 NVS)

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