Category Archives: Child Neglect

Three girls imprisoned in Tucson home for two years

3 girls imprisoned in Tucson home for 2 years. Their mother and stepfather have been arrested and charged with child abuse. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Three girls imprisoned in Tucson home for two years. Their mother and stepfather have been arrested and charged with child abuse. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Three girls, ages 12, 13 and 17, were reportedly imprisoned in a Tucson, Ariz. home for two years. The mother, Sophia Richter, 32, and stepfather, Fernando Richter, 34, have both been arrested and booked into the Pima County Jail.

Charges against the stepfather include kidnapping, sexual abuse of a minor and physical and emotional child abuse. The mother has been charged with kidnapping, as well as physical and emotional child abuse . . .

Click here to read about how imprisoned girls escaped.

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Chinese baby rescued from sewer pipe; mother has custody, won’t be charged

Firefighters and doctors rescue newborn from sewer pipe in Jinhua, in eastern China. (Image: Reuters)

Firefighters and doctors rescue newborn from sewer pipe in Jinhua, in eastern China. (Image: Reuters)

 

A baby boy who was rescued from a sewer pipe in the city of Jinhua, Zhejiang province, in eastern China, is miraculously healthy and has been released from Pujiang People’s Hospital Thursday into the care of his mother and a man claiming to be his father.

His mother, an unidentified woman, 22, delivered him while sitting on a “squat” toilet (a large hole in the floor) and “accidentally” flushed him into the pipe . . .

Click here to read about the miraculous rescue of a Chinese baby from a sewer pipe and the identification of his mother.