A mom, grandmother and grandfather in Alabama who are accused of locking small children in makeshift wooden cages ended up arrested Wednesday.
Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones introduced the arrests of Kylla Michelle Mann, 30, Pamela Deloris Bond, 66 and James H. Bond, 69, on Wednesday.
The sheriff’s workplace mentioned it been given details Monday in regard to probable child abuse at a home in Smiths Station, which is about eight miles from Phenix Town close to the Georgia border.
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When authorities conducted a welfare check out at the home, they identified 4 small children, ages three, 4, 10 and 11. They also learned two wood cages that experienced hasps and locks.
Investigators said they discovered that the kids experienced been locked in the cages on multiple events. Amongst the pictures from the house unveiled by the sheriff’s business was 1 of a crib with what show up to be wood slates in excess of it.
A fifth youngster, an eight-thirty day period-previous who was not present at the time of the welfare check out, is also believed to have lived at the residence.
All 5 kids have been taken off from the dwelling and are in the treatment of the county, the sheriff’s office environment reported.
On Wednesday, the suspects have been every billed with two counts of aggravated kid abuse of a youngster a lot less than six several years of age and two counts of reckless endangerment. Pamela Bond is also billed with a single depend of tampering with physical evidence. She is staying held on a $123,000 bond.
Bail was set at $122,000 for James Bond and Mann. The 3 have been nevertheless staying held at Lee County Detention Centre as of Thursday morning.