Daniel Hauser, the 13-year-old Sleepy Eye teen who is resisting chemotherapy treatment, didn't show up for his court appearance Tuesday. His mother was also not in attendence and the judge immediately issued an arrest warrant for her.
Hauser is being ordered to undergo chemo for his diagnosed Hodkins lymphoma after his parents refused the treatment due to religious beliefs. They decided to go with alternative treatments. He was scheduled to appear in court today to go over a X-ray of his tumor, but his father came alone.
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Anthony Hauser, the father of Daniel Hauser, testified that he doesn't know the whereabouts of his son and his wife, Colleen.The judge also ordered that Daniel should be turned over to Brown County authorities and placed in foster care.
Anthony Hauser said he last spoke to his wife late Monday as he milked cows at the family's farm in Sleepy Eye. She said she was leaving, but didn't say where she was going or how long she would be gone, Hauser testified.
He said his wife told him she was going to leave and "That's all you need to know."