Melvin Morse was arrested in 2012 after his stepdaughter, then 11, told authorities she had been waterboarded on four occasions.
Markell X. Beasley, of Jefferson City, and suspect Demetrius Beasley, 40, who was not his father, were discovered in a Cape Girardeau home with gunshot wounds Tuesday night.
The girls, aged 12, 13 and 17, were held separately in the home and haven’t had a bath in almost half a year. They told cops their captors, their mother and stepfather, fed them only once a day. The adults are in police custody.
Amanda Hutton sentenced for manslaughter, child neglect and preventing the burial of her dead son’s body
SOURCE – An alcoholic mother of eight, who starved her four-year-old son to death and left his mummified body in a cot for two years, has been jailed for fifteen years.
Amanda Hutton, 43, was found guilty of the manslaughter of Hamzah Khan at Bradford Crown Court yesterday.
She was sentenced today for manslaughter, child neglect and preventing the burial of her dead son’s body.
Hamzah’s body was found in a cot in Hutton’s Bradford bedroom in September 2011, amid scenes of utter squalor. Five other school-age children were found amid the debris.
The court heard that the four-year-old died in December 2009 due to malnutrition as a result of his mother’s alcoholism and neglect.
During the trial the court heard that Hamzah Khan had a “grossly inadequate” diet and was so small he fitted in a baby grow (Onesie) for a six-month-old infant when he died.
Queens mother, Pauline Hosein, plead guilty to pushing her 11-year-old daughter to have sex with a 24-year-old man.
A Queens mom copped to an unthinkable crime Tuesday, admitting she pushed her 11-year-old daughter to have sex with a 24-year-old man, officials said.
Pauline Hosein, 35, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape and child endangerment and was promised six years in prison, plus five years of supervised release.