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12:32 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Woman Claims Police Abuse

A woman wanted on charges she pretended to be the abused wife of a Pittsburgh police officer so she could live at a battered women's shelter is now facing charges and is jailed in Ashland, Ohio for allegedly doing the same thing there.

But this time she claimed her abuser was a Columbus police officer. Authorities say in both cases, the officers did not exist and the abuse did not happen. Shelter officials in both states learned that only after 33-year-old Amy Slanina spent weeks getting free food and shelter. She failed to appear in court for her trial.

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