Kingston daughter back in state custody

SALT LAKE CITY — A teen daughter of polygamist John Daniel Kingston and Heidi Mattingly with relatives has been taken back into state custody after living with relatives who say she belongs with her immediate family.

The 13-year-old girl had been living with her uncle and aunt, but they requested that she go back to the custody of the state.

A juvenile court judge signed an order Friday placing the girl in state custody.

Article continues below Ad:

          

The girl is not part of the court order that is aimed at reuniting nine other Kingston children with Heidi Mattingly, their mother.

“For now, she’s in our custody in a foster home. We’ll be working on a more permanent placement,” said Carol Sisco, spokeswoman for the Department of Human Services. “This was done at the request of the relatives she was living with.”

Source

(Listed if other than Religion News Blog, or if not shown above)
, , ,

Religion News Blog posted this on Monday April 25, 2005.
Last updated if a date shows here:

   

More About This Subject

AFFILIATE LINKS

Our website includes affiliate links, which means we get a small commission -- at no additional cost to you -- for each qualifying purpose. For instance, as an Amazon Associate, Religion News Blog earns from qualifying purchases. That is one reason why we can provide this research service free of charge.

Speaking of which: One way in which you can support us — at no additional cost to you — is by shopping at Amazon.com.

Travel Religiously

Book skip-the-line tickets to the worlds major religious sites — or to any other place in the world.