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Woman accused in abuse of autistic girl was also forced to live in shed, take drugs, attorneys say

BY CAROLINE GRUESKIN | cgrueskin@theadvocate.com

AMITE — A 20-year-old woman held in jail for two years on an accusation that she took part in the abuse of an autistic relative was herself abused, forced to cook methamphetamine, clean floors with a toothbrush and live in a backyard shack after being taken out of school at age 13, a federal agent has testified.  Read more

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