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6/18/2014
New Hampshire child abuse trial continues

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) -- Jurors in the trial of a Plaistow man accused of beating and burning his girlfriend's 3-year-old son are hearing from a domestic abuse expert.

Scott Hampton is the director of Ending the Violence, an organization that educates people who commit domestic abuse. He testified Wednesday in the case of 28-year-old Roland Dow, who faces assault and other charges.

The boy's mother, 24-year-old Jessica Linscott, testified earlier that Dow physically and mentally abused her and her son, and that she sometimes spanked and harshly punished the toddler because if Dow did it, it would be worse.

Though not commenting specifically on the Dow case, Hampton said that scenario is one way abused parents try to protect their children, and that abuse victims often don't leave because the abuse progresses so gradually.







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