Thursday, December 20, 2007

$22 million claim filed for boy starved by parents

Yesterday Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wynne convicted a father and his girlfriend of criminal mistreatment, finding they intentionally started a four-year-old boy (who is now in foster care). Couple convicted of denying food to 4-year-old, Seattle Times, Dec. 20, 2007. Today a lawyer filed a $22 million claim against the state Department of Social and Health Services on behalf of the boy, for failing to take proper action on complaints that the boy was malnourished. $22 million claim filed for boy starved by parents, Seattle P-I, Dec. 20, 2007.

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