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September 6, 1992 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As far back as 1974, county social workers suspected that Sharon Conley and Ronald Wesselmann were abusing, neglecting and, more recently, killing their children, records show. But for 18 years, the system gave the youngsters little protection as complaints--at least eight from 1982 and 1987--came in from neighbors, school personnel and others.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1992 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As far back as 1974, county social workers suspected that Sharon Conley and Ronald Wesselmann were abusing, neglecting and, more recently, killing their children, records show. But for 18 years, the system gave the youngsters little protection as complaints--at least eight from 1982 and 1987--came in from neighbors, school personnel and others.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 10, 1995
In a case that helped draw attention to the Antelope Valley's child abuse problems, a woman accused of killing her two infant children has pleaded no-contest to second-degree murder in the deaths. Sharon F. Conley, 37, of Quartz Hill, and Ronald E. Wesselmann, 40, were arrested in February, 1992, after a dead newborn boy was found inside a trash bag in a dumpster near the couple's apartment in Quartz Hill.
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June 12, 1993 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A Quartz Hill man was sentenced Friday to 11 years in state prison for killing his newborn child. Ronald E. Wesselmann, 39, received the maximum sentence after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter in one of the Antelope Valley's most gruesome child-abuse slayings. Wesselmann's wife, Sharon F. Conley, earlier was ordered to stand trial for first-degree murder in the case. She also is charged with murder in the 1987 death of another newborn.
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March 10, 1995 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A woman accused of killing two infant children in a case that helped draw attention to the Antelope Valley's child abuse problems, has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder. Sharon F. Conley, 37, of Quartz Hill, and Ronald E. Wesselmann, 40, were arrested in February, 1992, after a dead newborn boy was found inside a trash bag in a dumpster near the couple's apartment.
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