Boy adopted by Jane and Timothy Cochran (Kuzma)

4-year-old boy from Taganrog, Rostov, Russia, adopted by Jane and Timothy Cochran. The boy had severe bruising, cuts from head to toe. He'd been beaten by hand and with a wooden spoon and had been cut with scissors. Allegedly he was beaten because he couldn't say his prayers properly. Jane confessed her crimes to her Catholic priest prior to being arrested.
Date: 2006-02-03
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Organizations: an agency accredited by Russia


Alfred, New York
United States
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Russia looks at adoption in abuse case2006-02-11
Prosecutor examines legality of adoption of beaten by American parents child2006-02-11
Court date set for couple in abuse of adopted son2006-02-03
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