Cruel pensioner's campaign of abuse saw starving kids steal scraps from her dog

A cruel pensioner who carried out a campaign of abuse against children she was looking after is facing a jail sentence.

Frances Forsyth assaulted one child by burning her hand on an electric fire while starving the youngsters so much, they were forced to steal scraps from her dog.

Forsyth, now a 79-year-old great-grandmother, punched, kicked and slapped the children when they stayed at her home in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, between 1973 and 1980.

Details of the abuse were...
source: Daily Record

2020-04-07 13:59
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