Madelyne Toogood, 2002 News

Indiana mother, was captured on videotape in September beating her 4-year-old daughter in a parking lot outside a department store. She surrendered to authorities after the tape was broadcast on national television. The child was placed in foster care, and authorities said she was in good health, with no sign of injuries. Toogood was charged with felony battery to a child and said the incident was “the worst mistake” of her life.

2002 People in the News