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Michigan Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction In Child’s Death

In a unanimous decision, the court says Leo Ackley was poorly served by a trial lawyer who failed to call any expert witnesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2015

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Judge Orders Murder Trial For Couple In Starving Of Girl, 5

Mackenzie had pneumonia and an infection, and her 3-year-old sister also was found malnourished, dehydrated and abused and weighed 17 pounds, authorities say.

CBS Detroit–06/26/2015

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Dad Facing Abuse Charges After Kids Get Sick From Suspected Marijuana-Laced Candy

Both children were lethargic, vomiting and experiencing hallucinations, police said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2015

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Parents Charged In Malnourished Girl’s Death Await Key Hearing

The father and stepmother accused of murder, torture and abuse after two young girls were found malnourished and dehydrated are scheduled to return to court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

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Father, Stepmother Charged In Death Of Malnourished Girl

Prosecutors on Friday accused a father and stepmother of intentional, persistent abuse and neglect of two young girls, one dead and the other fighting for her life in a Detroit hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2015

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Prosecutor: Charges Expected In Death Of Malnourished 5-Year-Old Girl

The girl’s father and stepmother were arrested after police found her unresponsive in Port Huron Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2015

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Parents Under Investigation After Apparently Malnourished 5-Year-Old Girl Dies

“There is evidence of foul play present at the scene. We are treating this as a homicide investigation.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2015

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Woman Charged With Child Abuse, Allegedly Beat Boyfriend’s Baby Out Of Jealousy

The toddler was rushed to the hospital with a severe brain injury and multiple broken bones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

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Police: Michigan Man Accused Of Waterboarding 5-Year-Old Boy

A Michigan man is facing child abuse charges after authorities say he restrained his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son with belts, leaned him back over a footstool and poured water down his underwear-covered face.

CBS Detroit–05/15/2015

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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison In Slaying Of 2-Year-Old Son

Brian Roberts of Kalamazoo was convicted earlier this month of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Nehemiah Dodd.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

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