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Coroner: Bruises on adopted child

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Russia angry at handling of case
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DALLAS (AP) — Russian officials expressed disbelief recently with an American grand jury’s decision not to charge a Texas couple in the death of their 3-year-old adopted son from Russia after a prosecutor concluded his fatal injuries were accidental.

The Russian Foreign Ministry pointed to a continuing “general line of leniency” that they say American authorities give to adoptive parents. The ministry’s statement came hours after Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland said no charges were brought against Alan and Laura Shatto, the parents of 3-year-old Max Shatto.

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