Breaking News Bar
updated: 7/26/2012 12:38 PM

Algonquin teen abandoned in Tenn. returning

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Lynn Cameron

      Lynn Cameron
    WVLT-TV, Knoxville, TN

 
Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- An East Tennessee judge has agreed to send an adult teen, abandoned by her mother in a bar, back to her Algonquin home.

According to The Knoxville News Sentinel Judge John McAfee ruled for Campbell County Chancery Court on Wednesday that Illinois officials will assume custody of 19-year-old Lynn Cameron.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

The intellectually disabled teen was left in a Caryville bar June 28. Eva Cameron told police that she left her daughter because "she couldn't handle her anymore."

McAfee noted that Illinois officials have found a suitable placement for Lynn Cameron that will provide appropriate services to her.

Eva Cameron told police she couldn't take care of both Lynn and a younger daughter, who is also disabled. No charges were filed.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here