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New York City / Child Abuse / Cortez Case #113426

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 18, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Lisa Steinberg child abuse case mentioned. Report introduced.

(NYC: Ron Claiborne) Child abuse case involving death of Jessica Cortez featured; photos shown, scenes shown of arrest of mother Abigail Cortez and her boyfriend Adrian Lopez. [Mayor Ed KOCH - says he would dip suspects in oil.] Trial of Joel Steinberg for death of adopted daughter, Lisa, reviewed; scenes shown of mother Hedda Nussbaum in court [Jessica's grandmother Annamaria BERRIOS -discusses prior abuse of child.]

Reporter(s):
Claiborne, Ron;
Donaldson, Sam
Duration:
00:02:20

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