Tuesday October 29, 2013, the Williams were sentenced to prison for a very long time.  Carri has been sentenced for 37 years and Larry for almost 28 years. Maureen was there and shares about it here.  You might also find this older post of interest, she wrote it the day before the sentencing. Cindy Kunsman,…

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Monday, September 9, 2013 the jury returned the verdict. Carri Williams was found guilty of homicide by abuse and first-degree assault of a child. Larry Williams was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter and first-degree assault of a child. There was no verdict on homicide by abuse charge for Larry.  The jury was unable to agree…

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Thursday, September 5, 2013, saw Carri Williams defense team giving closing arguments and the Prosecution’s rebuttal.  Then the jury was sent out for deliberation and the No Contact Order for Larry, Carri and their 2 adult sons was lifted. According to a tweet by Gina Cole, Dependency court will decide on dissolution of or limits on no-contact…

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Today, Wednesday, Sept 4, 2013 the Prosecutor and Defense for Larry Williams gave their closing arguments.  As always, anything to do with this trial has a serious *trigger warning* and the closing arguments are no exception.  In fact, I can’t stress enough how disturbing this whole thing is.  I am having a hard time figuring out…

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Friday, August 30, 2013 was disturbing for me.  *Those easily triggered should stop reading now*.  Carri’s testimony was about Hana’s last night alive. Carri Williams actually said that she  believes that Hana unintentionally killed herself.  I know that I am not the only one who is disturbed by this. Here is the story in the…

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On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, finished his testimony in which he  said that  his wife came up with many of the ideas for the children’s punishments and he did not remember about the rest.  He also testified that they did not spank Immanuel until they thought that he could understand the rules.  Then Larry stepped…

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Komo News reports on what happened in court on August 1, 2013.  Immanuel gives more testimony of the horrid and dehumanizing treatment he suffered in the Williams home.  I must note that while the article says that the Williams have 3 biological children who did not suffer the same abuse, the truth is that they…

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Yesterday, Monday July 29th, was Immanuel’s first day of testimony.  He is scheduled for 3 half days.  Here are the reports I have found so far for that day. Komo News reports on Immanuel’s testimony. Also, someone who apparently knows the family attempts to explain what happened in this comment.  Edited to note that the…

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As reported yesterday, the Williams had a court hearing on Wednesday, November 28,2012. The Skagit Valley Herald has a more detailed report on that hearing today. Also, here is a report I missed on Wednesday from Komo News. I had not heard that the Birth Certificate could not be trusted because it is from Ethiopia.…

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According to the Skagit Valley Herald and KomoNews , Carri Williams is back behind bars for violating her No Contact Agreement with her adopted son.  For all posts on this story, please see my Hana Alemu “Williams” tag.   For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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According to a report in the January 7th, 2012 edition of the Skagit County Herald (only available in print or by paying for the “e-edition”), some of Larry Williams family members delivered Christmas gifts and letters from Larry to four of the children who are fostered by their aunt and uncle. There is a court…

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According to Komo News, the bail reduction for Larry Williams was revoked in court today and he is back in custody.  The article doesn’t exactly say that he is back in custody, but it implies it and his name is listed on the Skagit County Jail Roster. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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Komo News reports on the 911 call that Carri Williams made to report Hana’s death in Charged mother of dead teen: ‘ I think my daughter killed herself‘.  See link for video.  Story pasted below for permanence. SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — Hana Williams died of hypothermia after she was starved and abused, according to the Skagit…

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beatenwithplumbingline has just started a new blog called, No Greater Joy?   The first, and so far only, post shows how the Pearls’ teachings violate Matthew 18:2-6.  (Note, this site has since been deleted)  This post also states the purpose of the new blog which is. …to warn parents, pastors, and law enforcement of the dangerous…

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