Category: Child abuse

Mar 08

Yevgenia Chudnovet Acquitted On Appeal For Posting Video Exposing Child Abuse

Yevgenia Chudnovet released from prison on March 6, 2017

Yevgenia Chudnovet was acquitted on March 6, 2017 by a Russian appeals court of her November 2016 conviction of distributing child pornography. Chudnovet was prosecuted for posting a video online to alert authorities about a child abuse case. In the summer of 2015 Chudnovet was a kindergarten teacher in Kataysk, Russia. Kataysk is a city …

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Nov 30

Jeremy Nichols Acquitted By NM Supreme Court Of Permitting Neglect In Death Of Infant Son

Jeremy Nichols during his trial in 2010

On November 19, 2015 the New Mexico Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Jeremy Nichols and acquitted him based on the prosecution’s failure to introduce any evidence he was guilty of permitting neglect that resulted in great bodily harm or the death of his six-month-old son Kaden Nichols. Nichols’ wife Alycia Nichols gave birth to …

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Jun 09

Lakesha Lanika Artis Acquitted By Virginia Court of Appeals Of Involuntary Manslaughter In Death Of Her Daughter

Lakesha Lanika Artis (Suffolk PD)

The Virginia Court of Appeals on June 2, 2015 acquitted Lakesha Lanika Artis of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her two-year-old daughter Destiney Riddick in 2011. Destiney died from complications related to her accidental ingestion of an unknown quantity of a prescription drug. Although Artis, and her stepmother and her stepmother’s boyfriend were convicted …

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