Victims’ agency director faces fraud charges

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The 38-year-old executive director of a Middlesex agency that helps crime victims was charged yesterday with fraud after an investigation by Strathroy-Caradoc police. Beverly Lumsden is charged with fraud exceeding $5,000 and four counts of uttering a forged document. Strathroy-Caradoc police began an investigation May 12 into Victim Services of Middlesex County after money was […]

Diagnosis for a victim

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Diagnosis for a victim By CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Saturday, Aug 7, 2004 It was at 1:10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30, last year that I got a lengthy  e-mail from a woman who told a horrific story of sexual abuse at the hands  of her family doctor, and begged me to attend his […]

Devoted mom turned into ‘classic’ killer

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Devoted mom turned into ‘classic’ killer Friends baffled, but expert not surprised at local case By Mary McCarty and Anthony Gottschlich Dayton Daily News “If anybody ever messes with my boys, I’ll kill’em,” Tonya Hawks once told her friend Wayne Owens. Now Owens is grappling with the realization that it was Hawks who took a gun […]

Depressed mother cooked baby on stove

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Depressed mother cooked baby on stove June 8, 2005 LONDON(Reuters) – A depressed mother who cooked her three-week-old baby son on a stove needs treatment not jail, a judge decided on Wednesday after she pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Cheryl Green, 40, who had a long history of mental illness, admitted she had burnt baby Mickle […]

Kill the body, the head will fall

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Kill the Body, The Head Will Fall: A Closer Look at Women, Violence, and Aggression Rene Denfeld challenges the notion that women are defenseless and less likely than men to become violent. She destroys every societal image that makes women only the victims of tragedies and denies women’s role in violent acts. She uses her […]

Day care aide is charged in rape of boy, 4

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Day care aide is charged in rape of boy, 4   BY SCOTT SHIFREL, WARREN WOODBERRY JR. and CARRIE MELAGO DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS   A teacher’s aide raped one of her charges – a 4-year-old boy – inside a Queens day care center in arepulsive case of child abuse, officials said yesterday. Khemwatie Bedessie, 37, repeatedly […]

Cut off husband’s penis, woman draws conditional sentence

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Cut off husband’s penis, woman draws conditional sentence NATIONAL NEWS, Canadian Press March 17, 2005   VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CP) – A 38-year-old mother of six who told police she had no choice but to cut off her husband’s penis when he refused to end an affair with a younger woman was given a two-year conditional […]

Who typically abuses children?

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Administration for Children and Families 370 L’Enfant Promenade, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 http://faq.acf.hhs.gov/cgi-bin/acfrightnow.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=70   Who typically abuses children?   Question; Who are the perpetrators of child abuse and neglect? Who typically abuses and neglects children?   Answer; Most States define perpetrators of child abuse and neglect as parents and other caretakers” (such as relatives, babysitters, and foster […]

Child predator suspect female

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Sat,June 12, 2004 Child predator suspect female Calgary cops warn of woman trying to lure young girls into her vehicle By MELISSA RIDGEN, CALGARY SUN   Cops warn a possible child predator has tried to lure young girls into a vehicle at least three times this month at a southwest elementary school — and the suspect […]

Arrest made in stalking

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Arrest made in stalking By MIKE D’AMOUR, Calgary Sun Friday, April 5, 2002   An alleged female stalker accused of conducting a year-long campaign of terror against a former lover will appear in court this morning. Spreading false rumours her dentist ex-lover is HIV-positive and molested the woman’s daughter are among the accusations the 28-year-old suspect faces […]