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Pediatrician Guilty of Waterboarding Young Girl

He held stepdaughter's head under tap as punishment

(Newser) - A Delaware pediatrician who considered himself an expert in near-death experiences involving children has been found guilty of waterboarding his companion's daughter and could be facing several years in prison. Melvin Morse, 60, was convicted of one felony reckless endangerment count for holding the 11-year-old girl's head under... More »

Pediatrician Accused of Waterboarding Daughter

Girl, 11, tells police of alleged abuse

(Newser) - The 11-year-old daughter of a pediatrician in Delaware tells police that her father routinely waterboarded her as a form of punishment, reports the local News Journal . Melvin Morse and his wife, Pauline, face several child abuse and endangerment charges and have temporarily lost custody of the girl and her younger... More »

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