A child abuse investigator said Charlie quoted his stepmother as saying she could kill him and no one would care.
A Detroit boy missing for 11 days during a highly publicized search until he was found in his basement was the victim of physical and psychological abuse, a doctor testified.
The father and stepmother of a Detroit boy who was reported missing for 11 days are facing a key hearing to determine if they’ll face trial on torture and abuse charges.
A judge has reduced the bonds for a Detroit father and stepmother charged with torture and child abuse after the man’s missing son was found hidden in the basement of their townhome.
Charges have been brought against the father and stepmother of a Detroit boy who was discovered in the bowel’s of his family’s condo after an 11-day disappearance.
A trial has been delayed to decide whether the father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance will lose custody of their children.
A referee has ordered a jury trial to determine whether the father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy found barricaded in a basement should lose their parental rights.
Charlie Bothuell IV and Monique Dillard-Bothuell are accused of abusing the 12-year-old boy.
Judge Gregory Bill dismissed the case because of insufficient evidence and ordered the tether to be removed as a condition of her bond.
New Details In Case Of Missing Boy Barricaded In Basement; Beaten, Forced Into Extreme Daily Workout
The report says 100 push-ups a day, 200 sit ups, 100 jumping jacks, 25 arm curls, and 5000 revolutions on the elliptical were part of his daily work required to start at 5 a.m.