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.
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother
Organizations: an agency accredited by Russia
LocationAlfred, New York
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