Christine Montalbano

Three year old girl from Tegucigalpa Honduras, adopted by Nancy Jane Montalbano on Oct. 28, 1996. Almost a year later she was beaten to death by Nancy after she knocked over the potty. Christine has 28 blunt force injuries including a lacerated liver and brain hemorrhage. Nancy also had a 4 year old son, Richard, adopted previously from Honduras.
At the time of the girl's death, Nancy was living with a common-law husband, who was not charged in the case.
Date: 1997-10-21
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother

Location

Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania
United States
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Documentsort iconDate
Adoption of dead tot investigated1997-11-24
ADOPTIVE MOM FACES COURT IN 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL'S DEATH1997-11-13
COPS SAY MONTCO MOTHER KILLED ADOPTED TOT1997-10-21
Diario La Prensa noticias San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa 2003-03-10
HONDURAS : Ask FBI to investigate death of girl1997-10-24
Mother Guilty In Girl's Death Nancy Jane Montalbano Filed A Plea To Voluntary Manslaughter. A Murder Charge Was Dropped.1998-03-22
NEW HANOVER WOMAN CHARGED WITH SLAYING OF DAUGHTER, 31997-10-21
WOMAN GETS 4 YEARS FOR GIRL'S DEATH1998-05-22
WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY 1998-04-01
WOMAN TO ENTER PLEA OF GUILTY BUT MENTALLY ILL1998-03-24
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Location

Pound Pup Legacy