Charge dropped in N.H. child starvation case

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Prosecutors must consider the mental state of a woman charged with starving a disabled New Hampshire boy, a judge has ruled. Peggy Starr, 55, is accused of depriving the boy of food when he lived in her daughter’s New Durham home from 2006 to 2010. Prosecutors said the then-6-year-old boy weighed 23 pounds when the state intervened. (AP)

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