Patricia Breslin of Washington state read about Christian’s story last year and learned there was no headstone. The childhood abuse survivor raised the money. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
It has been called a horror story and one needing to be remembered and told in order to prevent it from happening again to another child. Christian Choate was a young boy beaten “purple” according to court documents. He was caged and buried when he died.
The story stunned anyone who heard it. A young boy was tortured, caged, killed and buried for years before being discovered — all done by members of his own family. When the public learned the story of Christian Choate, the outrage was so intense, a gag order was issued.
Kimberly Leona Kubina, 47, of the Black Oak section of Gary, Ind., said she was remorseful for the April 2, 2009, death of Christian Choate, who suffered years of abuse at the hands of his father.
Within days after a judge appointed the public defender’s office in a high-profile murder case, the attorney assigned to the case is asking to withdraw his representation or delay the trial.
The stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found buried in a Northwest Indiana mobile home park has agreed to testify against the boy’s father in exchange for a more lenient sentence.
A request for bail was dismissed Wednesday for the father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy who was found buried in a shallow grave in a Black Oak mobile home park.
A report says more than 13 people might have known of abuse endured by a Gary, Ind., boy before his death but most said nothing to authorities.
The probe continues into the bizarre death of Christian Choate – the 13-year-old boy who was kept in a dog cage for a year in a Northwest Indiana trailer park.
Indiana officials today announced they have launched an “expedited” investigation into the events surrounding the death of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found buried in a Gary trailer park last month.
Bond was denied today for the father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy who was kept in a dog cage for more than a year, then buried under a slab of concrete in a trailer park after he died.
The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found in a Gary, Ind., trailer park last week have now been charged with the boy’s murder.