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Oregon household investigated 5 times before 7-year-old’s death

In this May 2021 file photo, Sarah Safranek is escorted into an Ogle County Courtroom. She is charged with five counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery in the death of her son, Nathaniel Burton, 7.
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Kathleen A. Schultz

Kathleen Schultz is a Sterling native with 40 years of reporting and editing experience in Arizona, California, Montana and Illinois.