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O'Connor Sentenced For Child Endangerment; Olson In Court Sept. 16th

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CARTHAGE, MISSOURI -

Update 8/29/2016: 

According to court documents, Albert O'Connor will serve seven years in jail. He pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child. The female child, 2 years old, was found dead at a home back in August 2015. 

The home was shared with fiancee, Terra Olson, who also charged w/ child abuse and second degree murder. Olson admitted to striking the girl's head on hard surface because the girl was screaming, crying, and refusing to eat dinner. 

She is due back in court on 9/16/16. 

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On August 29, 2015, at about 8:08 A.M., Carthage Police Officers responded to the 1900 block of Missouri for a small child that was unresponsive. When officers arrived, the child was found to be deceased. Through investigation of this tragic incident, Carthage Officers arrested Tearra Olson for Felony Child Abuse and Albert O'Connor for Misdemeanor Child Endangerment in the 2nd Degree. Each of the defendants were taken into custody in the afternoon hours of August 29th. 

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