Girl Survives Beating With Baseball Bat, Then Death Panels By CPS Workers

The story of Haleigh Poutre is one of tragedy that highlights many of the things wrong with our child protective service system. It’s also a story of hope and survival against all odds. Haleigh was born February 24, 1994. She was 11-years-old on September 11, 2005, when she was badly burned and beaten severely with a baseball bat, allegedly at the hands of Jason and Holli Strickland, her stepfather and maternal aunt, respectively, who had legally adopted Haleigh. The beating … Continue reading →