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Sexual Assault Victim's Ordeal #501729

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to sexual assault of 10 year old boy in West Virginia introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Beckley, West Virginia) Stated that county hospital in Mullens, West Virginia, did not have facilities to conduct a rape exam. Victim said sent to Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, West Virginia. Boy said there for 3 hrs without being examined. [Victim's MOTHER - comments on having to wait for an exam.] [Mullens Police Officer James MILLER - says doctors were not interested in case.] Reasons why doctors refused to conduct exam given.
REPORTER: Denise Baker

Baker, Denise;
Savitch, Jessica

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