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Records allege Utah man beat stepson to death (Update with heartbreaking details)
Associated Press ^ | May 13 | PAUL FOY and JENNIFER DOBNER

Posted on 05/13/2010 4:22:21 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Newly released police records show a Utah man held in the slaying of his 4-year-old stepson became increasing violent toward the boy in the days leading up to the child's death, then disfigured the boy's face before burying his body in a canyon.

Police unearthed Ethan Stacy's body Tuesday, just 10 days after investigators say a Virginia judge sent the boy to spend the summer with his mother in Layton, about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City.

Investigators said they obtained photographs and video images of the boy's worsening condition from his mother's cell phone, starting shortly after the boy arrived.

The injuries resulted from the stepfather, Nathanael Sloop, "engaging in a systematic and progressively more violent pattern of abuse toward Ethan," Layton police detectives wrote in interview summaries.

(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.myway.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: childmurder
This is a followup to this thread: Body found in Utah likely that of missing boy, 4

There are no words.

1 posted on 05/13/2010 4:22:21 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW
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To: DJ MacWoW

Actually two words come to mind,

TYPICAL JUDGE.

Flame away.


2 posted on 05/13/2010 4:35:33 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd
No flames from me!

Records allege Utah man beat stepson to death

Ethan's biological father, Joe G. Stacy of Tazewell, Va., said police filled him in on details of the slaying Wednesday.

"I can't talk right now," he told The Associated Press. "I just got the horrible news, talking to prosecutors."

A relative said Ethan had no desire to spend the summer with his mother.

"Ethan did not want to go. Ethan did not want to even talk to (his mother) on the phone. She'd call and he'd say, 'I don't want to talk to her,'" Freida Stacy, Joe G. Stacy's stepmother, told the Deseret News of Salt Lake City.

3 posted on 05/13/2010 4:39:29 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

4 posted on 05/13/2010 4:42:16 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

There’s a special place in hell for animals like this. That being said, the rest of his life here on earth should be made a testing ground for the next.


5 posted on 05/13/2010 4:42:21 AM PDT by RU88
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To: DJ MacWoW

The Virginia judge has blood on his hands. Meanwhile, the stepfather will burn in hell one day, in jail sooner.


6 posted on 05/13/2010 4:52:21 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Bulldawg Fan

I would suggest that the state execute both of these animals. They will kill again if allowed to exist in open society. They will just need the right impetus.


7 posted on 05/13/2010 4:56:48 AM PDT by healy61
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To: DJ MacWoW

This makes me sick.

The man who did this is a perfect SOB and the boy’s mother is NO better!


8 posted on 05/13/2010 5:48:22 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for leaders that men do not think". A. Hitler)
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To: SMARTY

And the judge was the enabler.


9 posted on 05/13/2010 5:58:50 AM PDT by TNdandelion
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To: DJ MacWoW
There seem to be a lot of stories like this nowadays. But this one really really disturbs me.


I think it might be just the utter lack of compassion on the mothers part combined with the extreme cruelty of the stepfather.
Not to mention the defenseless vulnerability of a four year old.


I could execute that POS myself and be laughing while I pulled the trigger.


This is just so sad...
10 posted on 05/13/2010 5:59:25 AM PDT by dagoofyfoot
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To: TNdandelion

In effect, the judge issued a death sentence. When a 4 yr old dislikes an adult, there is usually a good reason.


11 posted on 05/13/2010 6:03:31 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: TNdandelion

How could that woman go off to her wedding (never mind to whom) while her son was left alone, suffering and in pain?

She is an animal and has total complicity in this.... (Actually-animals do better caring for their own)


12 posted on 05/13/2010 6:04:14 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for leaders that men do not think". A. Hitler)
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To: dagoofyfoot

It is very disturbing. Did the court ever bother checking the mothers background? Who she was with? Did they know he had a criminal record? Did they care that a 4 yr old wanted nothing to do with her? Did anyone ask the little man why? The court didn’t do it’s job and he was dead in 10 days. Incomprehensible.


13 posted on 05/13/2010 6:07:25 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: SMARTY

It’s a shocking betrayal of an innocent little boy.


14 posted on 05/13/2010 6:08:33 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: All


15 posted on 05/13/2010 6:15:10 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW
for those that doubt, this is proof the devil runs among us. I can just imagine the pain the boy suffered, left alone and finally dying alone. I'm just sitting here thinking of the absolute evil that lives in man.

He should be locked in a box, 3 meals a day thrown on the floor and have no outside communication till he dies. Just a hole in the deck for him to void, a bank of lights on 24 hours a day and nothing else. No TV, no verbal,written communication, nothing..... and figure he's dead when the food starts piling up.

Killing him is too easy. This is one where I'd just like to have life without parole. Just like Tommy Silverstein but without television/radio/or art supplies... just a box.

16 posted on 05/13/2010 6:40:04 AM PDT by erman (Vote Republican or vote for the traitor's party- your choice.)
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To: erman

The horror that the little guy suffered is what is so awful. I don’t understand how an adult can abuse and terrorize a child. They are evil incarnate.


17 posted on 05/13/2010 6:54:22 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Mama dearest is often the main reason children dislike their father.


18 posted on 05/13/2010 7:37:01 AM PDT by seemoAR
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To: seemoAR

That wasn’t the case here. Young children usually want Mommy. This little guy didn’t.


19 posted on 05/13/2010 7:42:08 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW
From the source:

No criminal history was found for Stephanie Sloop.

Although, I wonder if they ran a background check under her original name, or her recently married name, as was stated in the article.

I also wonder who had custody, as that wasn't stated either, and WHY the judge forced the boy to be transferred to his mother.

20 posted on 05/13/2010 7:51:18 AM PDT by AF_Blue ("Are you guys ready? Let's roll!" - Todd Beamer)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Some crimes call for Vlad's type of cruel and unusual punishment:
Vlad III "Tepes" (the impaler) Dracula (1431 - 1476)

21 posted on 05/13/2010 7:51:34 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: DTogo

I agree.

My daughter and I were talking about that this morning. I think they should give Dad a large hammer and at least 30 minutes of privacy with each of these monsters.


22 posted on 05/13/2010 7:58:13 AM PDT by Hoffer Rand (There ARE two Americas: "God's children" and the tax payers)
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To: AF_Blue

The Dad had custody. This was a visit for the summer with Mom. I think that I read that in the first story.


23 posted on 05/13/2010 7:58:19 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DTogo

I really wonder how the police restrain themselves when a nasty fall down the stairs would be so easy.


24 posted on 05/13/2010 8:30:23 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

“When a 4 yr old dislikes an adult, there is usually a good reason”. I was only giving you a good reason. Been there, done that, got the T shirt. :0)


25 posted on 05/13/2010 8:57:13 AM PDT by seemoAR
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To: seemoAR

My parents divorced when I was 6 and I got more than a t-shirt.


26 posted on 05/13/2010 9:01:00 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: Hoffer Rand

Including the judge.


27 posted on 05/13/2010 11:43:37 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
You are lucky. My 2 kids have very had little to do with me since their dear mother located a sugar daddy in 1979. Children will believe their mother when they are young. My 33 year old daughter is finally beginning to see thru the lies. She has no memories of living with me. My 36 year old son is also showing signs of losing the blinders around his eyes.

Mommy Dearest has been married 3 times since she left me. Her sugar daddy husband died of a heart attack 2 or 3 years after she married him.

28 posted on 05/14/2010 4:39:28 AM PDT by seemoAR
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To: seemoAR
I wasn't lucky and didn't mean to imply that I was. What actually happened was we "kids" were put through the wringer and didn't even get a lousy t-shirt.

My parents divorced in 1956. Before it was "popular". It turned out that neither of my parents were a prize. He married 3 more times. And they confused us because we never knew what game they were playing ("He just introduced Mom as his wife?!"). I have a video my son took when he visited my parents with his young family. They're sitting on a couch at my Dad's, chatting up a storm with my father saying things like "Baby, do you remember blah blah blah?" It gets worse but I won't bore you. lol

29 posted on 05/14/2010 4:58:40 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

That poor child. My heart hurts for him.

I hope that stepfather burns in hell.


30 posted on 05/14/2010 5:03:16 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their ass at God while praying.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

Without repentance, he will.


31 posted on 05/14/2010 5:05:55 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: RU88
There’s a special place in hell for animals like this. That being said, the rest of his life here on earth should be made a testing ground for the next.

Lots of former abused children in prisons - hope they "enjoy" having this monster around.

32 posted on 05/14/2010 5:07:46 AM PDT by GOPJ (Americans..speak of capitalism's glories(rather)than of socialism's greatness. Elena Kagan (thesis))
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To: RU88
There’s a special place in hell for animals like this. That being said, the rest of his life here on earth should be made a testing ground for the next.

Lots of former abused children in prisons - hope they "enjoy" having this monster around.

33 posted on 05/14/2010 5:08:09 AM PDT by GOPJ (Americans..speak of capitalism's glories(rather)than of socialism's greatness. Elena Kagan (thesis))
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To: DJ MacWoW

I feel very sorry for the damage that was done to you. Selfish people never seem to care their actions will scar other people. If it feels good, do it. The truth will win every time. It sometimes takes a very long time.


34 posted on 05/14/2010 7:46:51 AM PDT by seemoAR
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To: seemoAR
Selfish people never seem to care their actions will scar other people.

What is incomprehensible to me is what was done to this little man by his "stepfather". It takes a special kind of "sick" to punch a 4 year old in the face. And then mutilate a young child's body. I hope that the police have enough evidence that these two "people" never see the light of day again.

35 posted on 05/14/2010 8:05:17 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW; All
Update on this case: Mom gets 20 years.

Utah mother gets at least 20 years in son's death

36 posted on 11/17/2014 7:29:31 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

20 years isn’t enough.


37 posted on 11/17/2014 7:38:08 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

No, it isn’t.


38 posted on 11/18/2014 4:11:18 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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