Agence France-PresseFebruary 18, 2013 10:30
A woman in the US state of Texas has killed her adopted Russian son, the Kremlin's envoy for children said Monday, outlining the latest alleged abuse of an adopted Russian child by American parents.
"Three-year-old Maxim was beaten (according to the investigators) by his adoptive mother, who fed him psychoactive drugs over a long period of time," ombusdman Pavel Astakhov said on his office's Twitter feed @RFdeti.
"He died before the arrival of the ambulance called by his adoptive mother. According to the autopsy report, the boy had many injuries."