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NC woman accused of starving, beating children

LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) – Authorities say a North Carolina woman starved, beat and regularly locked three adopted her children in a room over more than a year while her ex-husband worked overseas.

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that 37-year-old Leslie Tiesler of Cameron was charged after a long investigation involving the county’s social services agency.

Tiesler was arrested last week and charged with three counts of child abuse. She is jailed with bail set at $1 million. An attorney listed on jail records as representing Tiesler did not return a call from The Associated Press seeking comment.

Tiesler had four adopted and one biological child. A 14-year-old and two 13-year-olds who were adopted told officers they were starved, beaten with a wooden spoon, and locked away in rooms.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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