Thursday, September 18, 2008

Brandon Williams update

Tucson, Arizona - Earlier this year FRIDA posted on the homicide of Brandon Williams, a five-year-old boy with autism. Yesterday, Flower Tompson, 28, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on one count of felony child abuse for failing to intervene in the abuse of Brandon, KSWT News reports. Ms Flower's had been living with the boy, his mother and another man. Diane Marsh, Brandon's mother, has already been convicted of negligent manslaughter and four counts of child abuse, and is due to be sentenced today. Brandon died as a result of multiple skull fractures.

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Housemate gets 10 years in fatal abuse of autistic boy