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Eagle man charged with child abuse hearing today

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ An Idaho man accused of abusing his two children and having them committed to a mental facility to prevent them from reporting it is expected to appear in district court.
Court officials say arraignment for the 55-year-old Gregory Vietz will be held Friday in 4th District Court.
Prosecutors say the man physically, sexually and mentally abused his 15-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son before admitting them to the mental health facility.
A Twin Falls County prosecutor is bringing the charges because the man's wife, who died in 2006, once worked as a prosecutor for Ada County.


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