Couple charged with homicide in death of 12-year-old boy

first_imgA couple from Pennsylvania are currently facing homicide charges for the horrific death of a 12-year-old boy in their custody.Lebanon County Investigators began investigating Kimberly Maurer and the child’s biological father, Scott Schollenberger after they were called to the couple’s home about an unresponsive 12-year-old boy.When authorities arrived to the home on May 26th, they found the 12-year-old dead unresponsive and naked on his bed covered in fecal matter. The child was  ruled deceased at the scene.Responding officers immediately then requested assistance from the Lebanon County Detective Burearu after witnessing the conditions the child had been forced to live in.According to the report, the room in which the child lived in was completely bare except for a bed that was covered in fecal matter and a pile of clothing that also had fecal matter on them. The room also had no form of lighting and the window directly above the child’s bed was permanently covered with louvere doors that required tools to open. Other windows in the child’s room had shades duct taped to the frames. The locks on the room allowed those outside of the room to lock the doors at their will and it was found that the only liquid in the child’s room was a single cup that contain an inch of water.Investigators also found that the couple who have had custody of the child for nearly a decade, failed to enrolled the child in school and or taken him to doctors appointments.When authorities asked neighbors about the 12-year-old child some said they had not seen him in sometime, while others were not even aware that of the 12-year-old.Authorities also reported that the couple shared other biological children whom they raised as a family unit and who all appeared to be great shape both mentally and physically.A medical examiner ruled that the 12-year-old child died of blunt force trauma to the head and of complications from starvation/malnutrition. The child was said to have only weighed 47.5 pounds at his death and was only 50 inches tall.last_img read more

National Sports Federations to Hold Re-Run Elections on July 12

first_img” We are very careful to also ensure that candidates comply with the guidelines and present the right documents for verification. Thereafter, the master list will be published for all to see before the bye elections” Salau said.Fresh Presidential elections are to hold in Athletics, Taekwondo, Wrestling and Gymnastics while zonal elections will hold in Judo (South West) Athletics (South East and North West) and Taekwondo (South West).All Zonal, Vice and Presidential elections will take place in the Rugby Federation also on July 12.Inauguration of all National Sports Federations remains July 20, 2017 at the National Stadium, Abuja.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports has scheduled July 12, 2017 for the re-run of elections into the four pending national sports federations’ boards. The federations are Athletics, Gymnastics, Wrestling and Taekwondo.The Chairman of the National Sports Federations Electoral Appeals Committee, Alhaji Abdulrazak Salau said in a statement, that the influx of petitions which followed the June 13, 2017 elections at the Abuja National Stadium were overwhelming and needed more time to attend to.” We have had a beehive of activities since the Appeals Committee gave its verdict on June 30, 2017. The Committee has been bombarded with petitions and complaints from these Federations including Rugby. It became necessary for us to shift the election re-run date by 5 days to enable the monitoring bodies including the Election Committees to conclude screening and verification of candidates to ensure that what happened in the first election does not repeat itself.last_img read more