Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Ohio parents plead guilty in son's cancer death

Ohio parents plead guilty in son's cancer death
The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who died of cancer in 2008 have pleaded guilty to attempted involuntary manslaughter in his death.

Monica Hussing, 37, and William Robinson Sr., 40, face up to eight years in prison each; sentencing is scheduled for February 16.

"They thought the kid had swollen glands," John Luskin, Hussing's Cleveland-based attorney, told CNN on Tuesday.

From time to time, the boy's parents would notice a lump on his neck, but it would come and go and did not appear to bother him, Luskin said.

The parents never sought a diagnosis for their son, William, who was suffering from Hodgkin's lymphoma, CNN affiliate WJW reported.

They did not have much money, struggled to make ends meet and "were doing the best they could," Luskin said.
This is our world.

(via SouthernFriedInfidel)

1 comment:

  1. coulda been worse - at least they didn't suspect something seriously wrong and treat it with e.g. homeopathy.


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