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State to Pay $4.6M in Child-Starvation Case

Posted by Sandra On October - 8 - 2011

The parents, Rebecca Long and Jon Pomeroy, leave a court session in 2008. They were each sentenced to 3-1/2 years in prison.

The girl is 17 now and no longer forced to sneak water from the toilet or suck condensation off windows. But she will require physical and emotional help for years. Three years after her father and stepmother were discovered to have starved and withheld so much water from the Carnation teenager that she wore a size 2 shoe and looked half her age, the state has agreed to pay the girl and her brother $4.6 million.

READ MORE HERE:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2016440662_dshssettlement08m.html










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