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April 19, 2014

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This Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, booking photograph released by the Hancock County Sheriff's Department in Bay St. Louis, Miss., shows James Smith, who has been charged with abducting two young brothers, ages 5 and 8, sexually assaulting at least one of them and slashing the older boy's throat. Don Bass, chief deputy with Hancock County sheriff's office on the Mississippi coast, said Thursday that the 8-year-old boy is hospitalized and is expected to survive.

Hancock County Sheriff's Department / AP

This Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, booking photograph released by the Hancock County Sheriff's Department in Bay St. Louis, Miss., shows James Smith, who has been charged with abducting two young brothers, ages 5 and 8, sexually assaulting at least one of them and slashing the older boy's throat. Don Bass, chief deputy with Hancock County sheriff's office on the Mississippi coast, said Thursday that the 8-year-old boy is hospitalized and is expected to survive.