Faith-Healing Couple Receive Prison Sentence

Revisit our longread on the Northeast couple who let their baby die.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible have been sentenced to three-and-a-half to seven years in prison, following the death of their infant child last April. He was suffering from treatable pneumonia, but due to their religious beliefs, his parents didn’t seek medical attention. They pleaded no contest to charges of third-degree murder last fall. For much, much more, revisit Bob Huber’s deep dive into the Schaibles’ story from the November issue of Philly Mag.

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