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Couple from Hawai`i sentenced to life For starving their daughter...

-Referring to the picture of the victim, Senior Deputy Prosecutor Maurice Arrisgado says 12-year-old Indigo Wright, shown under hospital care, will never fully recover and will suffer from a developmental handicap for the rest of her life because of the malnourishment she experienced.

Prolonged starvation left a 12-year-old Honolulu girl so emaciated that she resembled someone "from Darfur or a concentration camp in World War II," a prosecutor said in court yesterday.

The child's parents, Melvin and Denise Wright, were sentenced to life in prison for attempting to starve their daughter to death in 2007, and Senior Deputy Prosecutor Maurice Arrisgado said he will ask the Hawai'i Paroling Authority to require the pair to serve at least 50 years before they can apply for parole.

The girl weighed just 29 pounds — 50 pounds less than normal — and was hou

Added: Dec-4-2009 Occurred On: Dec-3-2009
By: Whiskey_Tango_Foxtrot
Tags: hawaii, starved, child, life sentence, disgusting, parents, WTF
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States (load item map)
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