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Manslaughter for infants death

The parents of a 4 month old child who died due to septicemia secondary to a urinary tract infection are being trialed for negligence after they refused medical assistance for their son, relying on religious conviction to save him. A nurse did attend the home of the family before the childís death, but did not see need to remove the child at the time. The parents are being charged with manslaughter.

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About: Manslaughter for infants death

Date: 16 November 2005

Source: One News


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