Meghan Hawkins-Rusch

Thirteen month old Chinese girl adopted by Lisa Hawkins-Rusch and her husband, died of severe brain injury, inflicted by her adoptive mother. Meghan was adopted a three months earlier in China.
Date: 1992-09-25
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Geneva, New York
United States
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People v. Hawkins-Rusch 1995-02-03
Geneva woman draws jail term for daughter's death1994-01-20
Mother awaits sentencing in infant's death1993-11-30
Mother's lawyer to seek leniency1993-11-30
Mother on trial in death of baby1993-11-21
Mother: baby hit her head1992-11-06
Mom charged with causing death of daughter1992-11-05
Homicide ruled in case of Genava toddler who suffered head injuries1992-11-05
Geneva teacher charged in tot's death1992-11-05
Baby's death probed1992-09-29
Fall didn't kill toddler, officials say1992-09-29


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