Boy adopted by Rachel Tipton and her husband

A 4 year old boy adopted from Ethiopia by Rachel Hatfield Tipton and Pediatrician Dr. Jimmy Tipton was allegedly beaten in the genitals with a wooden spoon by his adoptive mother. She has been charged with criminal abuse.

In March 2015, Rachel Tipton was cleared of all charges.
Date: 2013-07-12
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Jeffersontown (Louisville), Kentucky
United States
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Unto the Least of These — Praying for [private]2008-06-25
Lou. mom accused of hitting child in genitals with wooden spoon2013-07-12
Police: Woman accused of beating adopted child with wooden spoon2013-10-28
Adoptive mother pleads not guilty to criminal abuse2013-10-28
Mother cleared of child abuse charges2015-03-03


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