Episode 68 - James Needs Justice

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If you follow the podcast or the blog on social media, you’ve probably seen my many posts about two-year-old James Biel. I covered James’s story in episode 26 of this podcast, as well as in a detailed blog article in August of 2020. During a contentious custody battle between James’s mother, Kara Witkowski, and his father, Thomas Biel, Kara missed a court appearance due to an error on her attorney’s part, and in her absence, the judge granted Tom full custody. Three months later, James was brought to the hospital to be treated for a prolapsed rectum so severe that it required surgery and nine separate hospital admissions during that single month.
Just weeks after that, shortly after James’s second birthday, James died under suspicious circumstances. The very next day, even before an autopsy was completed, the police department in Palatine, Illinois announced that foul play was not suspected. The state’s autopsy was inconclusive, but even after a second, independent autopsy revealed James died from an unexplained spinal cord injury, to date, no investigation has been opened into James’s death.
Kara, however, is not allowing the death of her son to be brushed under the rug. In this episode, I’ll go over the updates to James’s story since episode 26 was released, and you’ll also hear my recent conversation with Kara, who refuses to be silent until James’s death is thoroughly investigated.
This is the infuriating case of James Biel, revisited.
Links discussed in today’s episode:
Episode 26: James Biel: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/44665650
Blog post: https://sufferthelittlechildrenblog.com/2020/08/15/james-biel/
Petition: https://www.change.org/p/illinois-governor-palatine-police-department-opening-the-death-investigation-into-james-ryker-biel
Justice for James Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JusticeForJames2/
James Needs Justice Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/462067098336492
Justice for James event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/497934058080543
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