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The torment and tragedy of 10-year-old Jonathan James


“Jonathan James, 10, Dies From Dehydration After Dallas Parents Deprive Him Of Water For 5 Days.” Huff Post Impact. 8/31/11.

Kotz, Pete. “Jonathan James, 10, Dies of Dehydration After Being Denied Water for Wetting Bed.” True Crime Report. August 29, 2011.

McLaughlin, Michael. “Tina Alberson Admist She Withheld Water From Stepson Jonathan James, Who Died From Dehydration.” Huff Post Crime. 1/17/2013.

McLaughlin, Michael. “Tina Alberson Guilty Of Causing Jonathan James’ Dehydration Death.” 1/19/2013.

Merchant, Norman. “Tina Marie Alberson, Stepmom, Gets 85 Years in Dehydration Death Of Jonathan James.” Huff Post Crime. 1/22/13/

Nielsen, Jon. “Boy who died of dehydration was punished for wetting bed.” The Dallas Morning News. August 26, 2011.

Piper, Brandie. “Jonathan James dies from dehydration punishment.” Aug. 26, 2011.


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