- Associated Press - Friday, February 17, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Collins couple convicted of abusing their 7-year-old daughter so that she weighed only 37 pounds and unable to speak when she was removed from their home has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

The Coloradoan reports (https://noconow.co/2m2Rwrr ) that on Thursday Doug and Leah Dyer were sentenced for felony child abuse.

The Dyers were found guilty of knowingly ignoring their daughter’s seizure condition for years. Defense attorneys argued that the child’s doctors failed to ensure her parents understood how to treat and deal with the medical condition.

During Thursday’s hearing, Leah Dyer repeatedly said the charge against her was a conspiracy on the part of Fort Collins police and Larimer County case workers.


Information from: Fort Collins Coloradoan, https://www.coloradoan.com

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