Moms Unleash Anger on Corrupt Rehab Owner Sentenced to 27 Years
by Lisa Riordan Seville / / Updated
One by one, the five mothers confronted the man they hold responsible for the death of their children, young people recruited by a corrupt rehab program in South Florida who never got the help they needed and eventually overdosed.
The object of their anger, Kenneth Chatman — the architect of a multi million-dollar scheme that turned desperate addicts into money machines and forced women into prostitution — showed little emotion as he listened to their stories and waited to hear how much time he will spend in prison.
Sandy Hinkle’s 23-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn Cruea, died of an overdose in February 2016. She had never been on a plane before but flew from Ohio to West Palm Beach to deliver a message to the judge who would decide Chatman’s fate.
“I can’t express the hurt he has caused,” she said. “Please give him the maximum sentence.” (Read More)