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Couple plead 'no contest' in child-starving case

December 31, 2013

Photo by Ted Lutz – Butler attorney Alexander Lindsay (left) accompanies Susan and Mark Hooper of Mt. Jewett to a hearing earlier this year in Kane District Court. The Hoopers entered a plea of "no contest" Monday in McKean County Court to charges of endangering the welfare of three adoptive children. The Hoopers allegedly withheld food as a form of punishment.

SMETHPORT – A Mt. Jewett couple have entered "no contest" pleas to charges linked with the alleged withholding of food from three adoptive children as a form of punishment.

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