Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

May 28, 2010

Mother, stepfather charged in death of Richlands boy

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

FARMINGTON, UTAH — A mother and stepfather who were arrested after the death of a 4-year-old boy are now facing multiple charges which could result in years of imprisonment and possibly the death penalty.

Nathanael Sloop, 31, and Stephanie Sloop, 27, have been charged with aggravated murder, child abuse, obstruction of justice and abuse or desecration of a body in the case of Stephanie Sloop’s biological son, Ethan Stacy, 4, of Richlands, Va., according to Davis County Attorney Troy S. Rawlings.

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