Martha in custody of Milwaukee couple

Two-year-old Martha, adopted in Guatemala was sent back and forth from her adoptive family in Pennsylvania and a foster/potential adoptive family in Wisconsin when her adoptive parents were contemplating a disruption. The adoptive family committed to terminate the adoption, and the foster family agreed to adopt her, but neither had completed the paperwork when she was removed from the foster home due to a skull fracture, wrist fracture and other injuries.
Date: 2005-08-07
Placement type: To be adopted
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Undetermined
Fundamentalist faith: yes


Organizations: Evangelical Child and Family Agency (WI), Approved the foster family


Organizations: unknown agency for international, adoptive parents picked foster home


Milwaukee, Wisconsin
United States
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