Boy adopted by Mark and Ruthann Gneiser
5-year-old boy with Down syndrome, adopted by Mark and Ruthann Gneiser, was allegedly beaten by his adoptive mother so badly that he defecated in his pants. She then made the boy sit in scalding hot bath water.
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother
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