Argentina: 15 year old girl rescued from foster parents, imprisoned nine years, beaten and starved

Posted on April 17, 2014 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Human Rights Latin America reported police in Argentina say they have rescued a 15-year-old girl who had been starved, beaten and kept in a garage for nine years by her foster parents. The girl weighed only 20 kilos (44 pounds), and said she had been fed only bread and water in her captivity. Her only company had been that of a dog and a monkey, and she said she was beaten with a belt if she tried to eat the leftover food thrown to the pets. Read Article

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