Mentally disabled woman Tased by Iowa officer receives $67k settlement

Chariton has agreed to pay $67,500 to settle a lawsuit where a police officer tased a women he knew to have a mental disability three times, including once while she lay in the back of squad car with leg shackles and handcuffs, records released this morning show.Multiple city leaders declined this morning to discuss the… Read More Mentally disabled woman Tased by Iowa officer receives $67k settlement

Woman Charged In Torture, Death Of Mentally Disabled Woman

(KUTV) A woman, charged in the connection with the torture and death of mentally disabled woman, is headed to prison.A jury convicted Sherrie Beckering of aggravated abuse of a disabled adult in September. Friday, a judge sentenced the 51-year-old woman to five years in prison for ignoring the abuse of 22-year-old Christina Harms. Harms was… Read More Woman Charged In Torture, Death Of Mentally Disabled Woman