The stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy — who was found hiding in his father’s basement 11 days after he went missing — was taken into custody on Thursday. Monique Dillard-Bothuell, 37, was arrested for a probation violation, USAToday reports. She was charged with carrying a concealed weapon in 2013.
Transsexual Kryzie King was due in a Manhattan courtroom on Wednesday, June 4, to face murder charges in the death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson.
For 2 weeks King tortured little Myls until the boy’s internal organs failed and he died. Myls was left in King’s care the day before the boy’s father — King’s lover, Okee Wade, was incarcerated on a bench warrant for skipping out on a court hearing in New Jersey, DNA Info reports.
This video is difficult to watch. An infant wails on the bathroom floor as a toddler stands on her back to reach the sink. The really sad part is the adult filming the scene showed no concern for the screaming infant or the toddler. Watch the video after the break.
Three adults have been arrested and charged with whipping an 11-year-old boy and posting a video of the vicious beating on Facebook.
The boy’s mother, Demitria Latrion Powell, 28, his godmother, Uteas Michelle Taylor, 42, and Stefon Tirrell Felton, the godmother’s 40-year-old boyfriend, were charged Tuesday with third degree child abuse, conspiracy to commit child abuse, and child abuse committed in the presence of another child, CBS Detroit reports.
An 18-year-old father has been arrested and charged with biting off his 1-month-old son’s nose.
Fairfield Police in California’s Bay Area responded to a call from the infant’s “hysterical” 17-year-old mother, who reported that her son’s nose was bleeding. The infant was transported to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a skull fracture and brain hemorrhage.
The baby daddy, Joshua Cooper, 18, was taken into police custody.
Omaha child protective services removed a toddler from a home after Omaha Police posted a video online showing the 2-year-old cursing and using racial slurs. Police said Wednesday that four children in total were removed from the home as a result of the shocking video.
The video shows a toddler in diapers cursing and using adult sexual language. Male and female adults can be heard in the background verbally abusing the child and encouraging the boy to curse.
The adults verbally assault the baby, calling the boy “pu$$y” and “b*tch.”
A Washington woman was sentenced to over 30 years in prison for the systematic torture of her 13-year-old brother-in-law, the NY Daily News reports.
Police arrested Brandon Gunn, 27, and Viviana Gunn, 34, after the boy was found sleeping on a park bench. The boy’s harrowing tale of torture and abuse led police to seek a search warrant of the Gunn’s Kitsap County home west of Seattle.
Sheriff’s deputies discovered blood stains on a door and walls that were consistent with the boy being whipped with an electric cord and beaten with a bat and metal bar.