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Trumbull County Children Services issues statement on $3 million lawsuit

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WARREN, Ohio - There's new information about a story you saw first on 21 News.

The Trumbull County Children Services Board has confirmed that a three million dollar lawsuit is related to the rape of an infant by her biological parents, Cody and Felicia Beemer.

The lawsuit filed by the child's adoptive parents claims that children services allowed the Beemer's to have unsupervised visits with their daughter even though they knew that the baby's natural father was a sex offender, and that the baby's mother had mental health issues.

Board director Tim Schaffner issued a statement on Tuesday saying he's seen nothing at the agency that would indicate the employees named in the suit acted with criminal intent.

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