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Grandmother among 3 women charged with abusing children

GRAND FORKS -- A grandmother is charged with beating her grandchildren, ages 4 to 9, with a wooden stick and belts, taping one's eyes shut, then open, and taping dirty diapers on their heads and keeping them from eating and drinking.

GRAND FORKS - A grandmother is charged with beating her grandchildren, ages 4 to 9, with a wooden stick and belts, taping one’s eyes shut, then open, and taping dirty diapers on their heads and keeping them from eating and drinking.
Jacqueline Peltier, 50, faces 13 felony counts of child abuse or neglect, including six Class B felony counts that each carry top sentences of 10 years in prison.
Her daughter, Jenelle Gourd, and Allysa Demarrias, who live with Peltier and the children, some of them Gourd’s children, also face felony counts of child abuse or neglect.

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