US parents face murder charge over death of toddler

2017-02-01 21:06
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Reading - US authorities say a Pennsylvania couple who told police they don't believe in medical treatment are being charged with the pneumonia death of their two-year-old daughter.

The Berks County district attorney says the parents told investigators that "as part of their faith they do not believe in any medical treatment," including medication and doctors.

Their daughter Ella Grace Foster died on November 8.

Jonathan and Grace Foster are being charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. The couple lives in Upper Tulpehocken Township, near the village of Strausstown.

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