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Doyle
12-04-2003, 05:07 AM
A 12-year-old testified Wednesday that he was severely beaten with a tree branch by a church pastor and the pastor's twin brother to "get the devil out" of him because he had misbehaved during Bible class.
http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/nat-gen/2003/dec/03/120304777.html

Kat
06-17-2011, 03:20 AM
OP link appears to be broken.

http://articles.cnn.com/2002-07-09/justice/bible.study.beating_1_bible-study-texas-boy-tree-branch?_s=PM:LAW
July 09, 2002

(background on crime at link above)

http://austin.ynn.com/content/top_stories/91945/thompson-brothers-found-guilty-on-all-charges

Updated 12/10/2003 10:25 PM

Thompson brothers found guilty on all charges
By: Heather Maze

found both Joshua and Caleb Thompson guilty on two counts each. Count one, injury to a child, a first-degree felony and count two, aggravated assault, a second-degree felony.

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=exNZAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PkYNAAAAIBAJ&pg=7259,2877095&dq=caleb+thompson+sentenced&hl=en
The Victoria Advocate - Dec 13, 2003

Sentenced: Joshua 26 years, Caleb 14 years. Both eligible for parole after serving half of sentence.

Both brothers have written books that are being sold on the internet. I won't link them to WS.