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Old 20 February 2014, 02:05 PM
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Judge Couple sentenced to prison after 8-month-old dies without seeing a doctor

A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith-healing have been sentenced to 3 to seven years in prison in the death of a second child who died without seeing a doctor.
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Old 20 February 2014, 02:28 PM
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They killed 2 kids, and they get 7 years only?!
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Old 20 February 2014, 02:46 PM
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We had a doctor here who murdered his two children and got off with a plea of "temporary insanity" (fortunately this is being revisited). Which I really used to think only happened in movies. People always seem to think the death of a child is a red flag in the criminal justice system and harsher penalties apply but that only seems to be true when it's not the parents doing the killing.
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