Boy adopted by Walter and Beverly Watts
12-year-old boy, adopted three years before by Walter and Beverly Watts, was found wandering the streets in his pajamas with bruises on his abdomen, back and at the back of his legs. Allegedly his adoptive parents had beaten him frequently and had taped his mouth to prevent others from hearing his screams.
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother
LocationPort St. Lucie, Florida
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