Eleven-year-old hospitalized following beating by father
The mother of a boy recovering in hospital from physical abuse allegedly inflicted by his father, yesterday blamed the police, saying several earlier reports had yielded little action.
Beverly Smith, mother of the 11-year-old boy who is hospitalized with injuries and bruises to his body and a broken finger following a severe beating allegedly at the hands of his father for “playing too much,” said that it is because of the abusive nature of her husband that she left their home one year ago taking her then six-year-old daughter with her. “Their father (name given) would beat for everything under the sun. I lived with him for ten years and it he was not always like that, but when it started it made up for the times …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.