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Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 2:02 pm | Updated: 2:06 pm, Wed Feb 19, 2014.

PHILADELPHIA — A couple who believed in faith-healing were sentenced Wednesday to 3½ to seven years in prison in the death of a second child who never saw a doctor despite being stricken with pneumonia.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible defied a court order to get medical care for their children after their 2-year-old son, Kent, died in 2009. Instead, they tried to comfort and pray over 8-month-old Brandon last year as he, too, died of treatable pneumonia.

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  • Rosie Olney posted at 2:33 pm on Wed, Feb 19, 2014.

    Cali Girl Posts: 2

    WTF? No jail time for killing the first child?

     

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