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Judge OKs mental evaulations for Telford couple in child abuse case

May 24th, 2013 11:00 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Judge OKs mental evaulations for Telford couple in child abuse case

Andrew Lorenze Allen and Amanda Percell (Washington County Detention Center photos)

Attorneys for a Telford couple charged in what Washington County sheriff’s investigators said is the worst case of child abuse they’ve seen asked a judge Thursday to approve mental evaluations for their clients.

Amanda Percell, 22, and her boyfriend, Andrew Lorenze Allen, 29, 533 Browning Road, are both charged with aggravated child abuse and child neglect or endangerment.

The charges stem from Percell’s 2-year-old son having extensive bruising all over his body — some that appeared to be in various stages of healing, according to court documents. 


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