Is it any wonder that children runaway, leave home and statistically become a missing child when this is their home life? In each instance the parent or caregiver supposedly saw no harm in the treatment of the child.
“…Authorities issued arrest warrants for the foster parents of a 4-year-old boy who died last week after investigators say he was fed a mixture of water and Cajun seasonings by his foster mother.
Hannah Overton, 29, was charged with capital murder and her husband, 30-year-old Larry Overton, was charged with injury to a child.
According to arrest affidavits, one of the Overtons’ biological children told investigators Hannah Overton watched Andrew on a security camera in a bedroom and used food and pepper as a form of punishment…”
In the case of the impregnated 15-year-old, would a paternity test not clear up any confusion as to whether he is the father?
“…A foster father faces 2 counts of sexual misconduct with a minor after authorities say he impregnated a 15 year old girl who been placed in his New Castle home. Darrin Reid was arrested Monday on the charges. Both are felonies punishable by six to 20 years in prison. He was released from the Henry County Jail on $25,000 bond shortly after his arrest…”
These parents allegedly imprisoned their 9-year-old son for the past three years also using cameras to monitor him.
Michelle and Randall Piercy, 41, are charged with aggravated child abuse. They are behind bars at the Duval County jail on $1 million bail each standing by their claim it was all out of love for their child.