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Attorney calls Jonesville couple 'loving parents'

Attorney calls Jonesville couple 'loving parents'
Published September 30, 2006

Two apparently malnourished children taken into emergency protective
custody one week ago are small for their age because they suffered from
fetal alcohol syndrome and neglect in an Estonian orphanage, their
parents said Friday.

Union County sheriff's deputies arrested John and Connie Oliver of
Jonesville Monday after the adopted children, a 10-year-old boy and a
12-year-old girl, were found playing unsupervised on a church playground
near their home. The children said they had not been fed that day and
that their mother abused them.

Neighbors told officers they believed the children were being neglected,
and Connie Oliver, 53, was charged with felony unlawful neglect. John
Oliver, 48, was charged with misdemeanor cruelty to children....

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