Thursday, September 7, 2006

Foster Parents Indicted and County Officials Sued in Boy's Death

"The foster parents of a 3-year-old disabled boy who died after being wrapped in packing tape for two days were indicted Wednesday on murder and kidnapping charges. Prosecutors have accused Liz and David Carroll Jr. of wrapping Marcus Fiesel in the blanket and tape and leaving him in a closet while they went to a family reunion in Kentucky in August. The boy was dead when the Carrolls returned two days later, authorities said." AP, CNN.com. Link to Article (last visited 9-6-06 NVS)

"The mother of a 3-year-old developmentally disabled child who died in foster care filed a $5 million lawsuit Tuesday against county officials, the foster parents and the agency that placed the boy. The foster parents, Liz and David Carroll Jr., are jailed on charges that include involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors say the couple wrapped the boy in a blanket and packing tape, and left him in a closet while they went to a family reunion in August. AP, CNN.com Link to Article (last visited 9-6-06 NVS)

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