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The Arab American News – Woman sentenced to 37 years in prison for starving adopted Ethiopian child to death  


The Arab American News – Woman sentenced to 37 years in prison for starving adopted Ethiopian child to death  .

Source: The Arab American News

WASHINGTON — A U.S. woman was sentenced to 37 years in prison on Tuesday, Oct. 29,  for starving her Ethiopia-born adopted daughter and leaving her to die outside in the cold in Washington state.
Stay-at-home mother Carri Williams, 42, was convicted last month of homicide by abuse, in connection with the 2011 death of 13-year-old Hana Williams, who was adopted in 2008.

The Arab American News - Woman sentenced to 37 years in prison for starving adopted Ethiopian child to death  

The girl’s father, Larry Williams, 49, was convicted of first-degree manslaughter and sentenced on Tuesday to 28 years in prison.. The jury deadlocked on a charge of homicide by abuse against the man.

The family lived in Sedro-Woolley, a town about halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Hana Williams died of hypothermia in May 2011, after being found bruised and unconscious in the backyard shortly after midnight in temperatures hovering around 40 degrees.
In addition to the charges linked to Hana’s death, the couple were found guilty of assault of a child, stemming from maltreatment of their 10-year-old son, who was also adopted from Ethiopia and has been removed from the Williams’ home.

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5 thoughts on “The Arab American News – Woman sentenced to 37 years in prison for starving adopted Ethiopian child to death  

  1. I AM EXTREMELY SAD WHEN i HEAR SUCH HUMAN RIGHT VIOLENCE. BUT THE ONLY ENEMY IS POVERTY; NOT A PERSON

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    Posted by Yismaw | November 6, 2013, 1:31 pm
  2. its just sad to hear this stories. something must be done to stop this crulety

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    Posted by mahlet | November 4, 2013, 5:53 pm
  3. annoying news! The root cause for all this is our poverty! Let us struggle to eradicate our poverty and to make our children not adopted to such criuel guys!

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    Posted by Amdebrihan ewnetu | November 3, 2013, 9:34 am
  4. So annoying news! The root cause for all this is our poverty! Let us struggle to eradicate our poverty and to make our children not adopted to such criuel guys!

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    Posted by 0918014999 | November 2, 2013, 12:41 pm
  5. adoption must allowed to whom take care of our soon!

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    Posted by wemdmu Kebede | November 1, 2013, 3:21 pm

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