Carri Williams Cannot Stop Adoption Proceedings for 5 of Her Children

Carri Williams, sentenced for 37 years for the death of Ethiopian adoptee Hana Alemu, gave up custody of her minor biological children in September 2013, when she was convicted of homicide by abuse. This past January, she tried to overturn a ruling to stop the adoption of her children. Appellate court judges disagreed.

This means that Carri Williams cannot stop the adoption proceedings of 5 of her children, who range in age from 11 to 18. The two oldest biological children are over 18.

Read “Appellate Court Affirms Ruling on Convicted Mother’s Dispute Over Adoption of Her Children” from the Skagit Valley Herald for more information.


Carrie Williams, looking toward the jury

Carrie Williams, looking at the jury during her 2013 trial.


6 thoughts on “Carri Williams Cannot Stop Adoption Proceedings for 5 of Her Children

  1. Pingback: Remembering Hana Williams, Three Years After the Guilty Verdict | Light of Day Stories

  2. Reblogged this on elle cuardaigh and commented:

    I stand corrected. Maybe adoption is a miracle that saves children from their original parents. Don’t fret, Carri. They aren’t being shipped off to another continent where they will be beaten and starved to death in the name of Jesus.

  3. Good. I hope that they can gain normalcy and healing from the harm she caused them by forcing them to witness the horrific things she did to their adopted siblings. She has lost her right to call herself a mother.

    • I so agree with you!! The wickedness these horrible people did, will follow these poor kids to their graves.
      She was, IMO, never a “mother”. Real mothers don’t act the way she did.

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