Billy James Menees, 27-Year-Old, and Ashley Schardein, 24-Year-Old, are dealing with numerous charges of child abuse, Oklahoma investigators said.
Officials Started Investigation After A Complaint From Tipster
It is affirmed the speculates battered and starved Menees’ 10-year-old little girl, who has not been named for legitimate reasons, for in any event one month, McAlester News-Capital reports.
Police started examining the couple when a tipster saw wounds on the youngster and reached the Oklahoma Department of Health Services. A relative likewise reached DHS twice to report about the child abuse, it has been accounted for.
It is affirmed in court docs that the couple punished the girl” and tortured and even beat her.
The Couple Stopped Her From Using Toilet
The suspects additionally purportedly shaved the kid’s head and now and again prevented her from utilizing the toilet. They additionally constrained her to rest on the floor with no cushion or cover.
Investigators guarantee the girl made due on a careful nutritional plan of cereal and spinach while the couple would likewise make her “stay standing for horrendously extensive stretches of time during the day, once in a while in wet garments under a fan.”
As indicated by neighborhood journalist Lori Fullbright, who read the arrest testimony, Schardein would eat before the destitute girl as she cried in hunger.
A few different children who lived in the Oklahoma home were evacuated and set into the consideration of DHS when the couple were captured. Colleague DA Michon Hastings-Hughes stated: “It’s about a girl who was not simply abused on more than one occasion.
Be that as it may, has been pummeled almost to death for at any rate a month, if not more. She was tormented and made to appear as though she just escaped Auschwitz. The suspects were both released on a $100,000 bond yesterday after their legal counselor contended they were not a threat to people in general.
The couple, who won’t wear a GPS tracking gadget while they anticipate preliminary, have both been accused of child abuse, alongside taking and four different counts of child abuse charges.