« Continue Browsing

Article Preview

Lye-dousing victim faces attacker in Vermont court

Published 02/11/2009, Associated Press

— A woman whose estranged husband blinded and disfigured her by dousing her with lye faced him in court at his sentencing today, describing the painful torment of not even being able to see how badly he injured her. Her voice breaking, a scarred and heavily bandaged Carmen Tarleton said she has physical and emotional pain every day, despite 45 operations, including 39 skin grafts and a cornea transplant.

Word count: 556

Log In

The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.

E-mail:
Password:
 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Click here to set one up. You will need your subscription account number and phone number.

Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Reset Your Password

Please enter your full e-mail address. We will e-mail you a temporary password.
E-mail: