Lawsuit: Boy, 7, placed in foster home with abuser

The Associated Press

SCRANTON, Pa. —

A federal lawsuit says a child welfare agency in northeastern Pennsylvania knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a couple whose 18-year-old adopted son had a history of sexual abuse.

The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports the boy was sexually abused by the adopted son five months after he came to live with the couple in Wilkes-Barre.

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