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Female charged with attempted murder after 91-year-old beaten with brick

(Meredith/CNN)– A woman accused of attacking a 91-year-old Mexican guy with a concrete brick has been accuseded of tried murder.

Laquisha Jones, 30, was arraigned Thursday at the Los Angeles County Superior Court and supported her legal representative, away from TELEVISION cams. She was also charged with senior abuse, infliction of injury.

Jones got in an innocent plea, reported CNN affiliate KCAL. She was apprehended Tuesday on suspicion of beating Rodolfo Rodriguez, 91, on July 4.

Rodriguez said he had been walking to a park when he passed a female and a lady. The lady attacked him without cautioning, hitting him with a concrete brick and employing a group of men to beat him, he said.

“I didn’t even bump into her kid,” Rodriguez told CNN. “I simply passed her and she pushed me and she struck me until she was done.”

He suffered a broken jaw, broken cheekbones, two broken ribs and many swellings, his household stated. Rodriguez is recovering at his family members’ Willowbrook house south of Los Angeles.

Misbel Borjas was driving by when she saw the woman striking Rodriguez repeatedly in the head with a concrete brick, she said.

“I heard her saying, go back to your country, return to Mexico,” she told CNN by phone. “When I aimed to video her with my cellular phone, she tossed that same cinder block, tried to strike my vehicle.”

The Los Angeles County Constable’s Department said in a declaration Wednesday that “detectives have found that this is not a hate-related incident.”

Senior victim: ‘Might God forgive her’

The felony complaint alleges that “the defendant personally utilized a fatal and dangerous weapon, a brick, during the commission of the criminal activity and that she committed excellent physical injury upon the victim,” according to the Los Angeles County District Lawyer’s Workplace.

District attorneys asked that Jones’ bail be set at $1.125 million. She was formerly convicted of making criminal hazards in 2017, inning accordance with the LA County District Lawyer’s Office, and had actually been on probation, court record programs.

If founded guilty, Jones deals with a maximum possible sentence of 29 years in state jail.

Rodriguez has said that he doesn’t feel bitter the woman who attacked him. He t old CNN affiliate KABC:” May God forgive her for exactly what she did to me.”

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Police: 80-year-old lady raped, beaten, shot in Huntridge Park house


A senior lady was severely beaten, shot and raped throughout a house intrusion in a historical Huntridge Park community.

Las Vegas Metro authorities stated they originally reacted to a report of a house invasion at the female’s house, near Maryland Parkway and Charleston Boulevard on July 1. The female, determined as Shevaun, was discovered and taken to University Medical Center where she was treated for severe injuries consisting of numerous swellings, lacerations and a gunshot wound to her face, police said.

Shevaun has lived in her home for more than 20 years. Sunday early morning she states she awakened and someone remained in her home.

“I looked towards my door and there was a male standing there in a hat naked,” she stated. “He said, ‘I’m going to rape you then I’m going to need to eliminate you.'”

Authorities stated Herbert Rogers, 53, was detained in connection to the criminal offense on July 2.

Rogers was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on several charges including attempted murder, sexual assault, battery, kidnapping and burglary.

Shevaun said she didn’t know the man who attacked her but stated she was told he lived at Huntridge Circle Park, which is near where she lives. Shevaun said over the previous few months more and more homeless individuals have actually been living there. When City pertains to kick them out in the evening, they enter into the close-by houses and communities.

“I asked him, ‘where do you live?'” He said, ‘I live here now’,” Shevaun said.

For more than an hour Rogers ransacked her house and horrified her. She said she tried to speak with him to keep him soothe when he requested cash she provided him $50.

“He had tattoos all over his arms and here he had a pretty girl’s face,” she stated indicating her upper arm. “I said to him, ‘Is that your girlfriend?’ She’s extremely quite.”

Shevaun states Rogers stood over her with a screw chauffeur and went room to space but would return to make sure she hadn’t moved. She said he told her several times he would kill her.

“I got up and headed toward the front door and after that he tackled me and said ‘get back on the sofa,'” she stated.

As Shevaun crawled back up on the sofa, she remembered she had a gun from her dad concealed.

“I had a 1948 [weapon] I have actually never shot it however I kept it in the couch. Then I pulled out that little weapon out he came running then he grabbed it from me,” she says.

Shevaun sat there as she states Rogers evacuated boxes of things including her wallet, bag, the gun and even her eye glasses. Then he started heading for the door and she hoped it would be over.

“He began opting for the door and I believed he was leaving, then he turned right around with that gun and went directly for my forehead. I have six stitches here and here,” she said as she pointed at her eyebrow and eyelid. “I was sitting and he shot me; it entered here and out here.”

Shevaun called police and spent three days in the healthcare facility. That’s where Metro Cops pertained to her and asked Shevaun to recognize who attacked her. She said she kept in mind the male’s tattoos and determined Herbert Rogers as her assailant.

Derek Stonebarger has actually been helping Shevaun as she recuperates. They both live near Huntridge Circle Park and stated it’s getting out of hand.

“He is going to hell!,” Stonebarger said. “Circle Park resembles a break space for wrongdoers. They get food, water, they have air-conditioning in the bathrooms and grass to lay on, then they come and rob our houses.”

People living and working near Huntridge Circle Park stated Rogers either lived or frequented the park practically every day prior to his arrest.

Shevaun is out of the health center and recovering. She said she’s not really sore and is doing all right. She said what’s the most difficult thing today is thinking of being all alone in her home once again. Shevaun stated she does not desire money or a GoFundMe. Rather, she desires individuals to contribute to the animal structure in her name or compose a letter to city board to inquire to do something about Huntridge Circle Park.

“I always understood she was a bad ass, but I indicate this is just a whole other level,” Stonebarger said. “I just hope I can live to be as fantastic an individual as she is.”

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Guy discovered beaten after another seen wandering, covered in blood, in northeast valley

Police respond to an incident in the northeast valley on July 4, 2018. (Eric Green/FOX5)
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” border=” 0″ src=” http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/17123907_G.jpg?auto=webp&disable=upscale&width=800&lastEditedDate=20180704185202″ width =” 180″/ > Cops respond to an occurrence in the northeast valley on July 4, 2018. (Eric Green/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. A guy was discovered injured in the northeast Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday, after another guy was seen roaming with blood on him. Officers reacted about 2:30 p.m. to Judson Avenue and Sloan Street, south of Nellis Air Force Base, after they said they received a”

unusual call.” While the investigation was ongoing, an officer on scene told FOX5 a guy was wandering down the street, covered in blood, and stated he believed he killed somebody. Another guy was found “apparently beaten” nearby, Las Vegas City authorities said.

Officers stated the suspect was not making sense and that information of exactly what taken place in between the two were unidentified at this time.

The victim was required to a close-by health center in unknown condition, however was not conscious and potentially critical, authorities said. The suspect was being interviewed.

The intersection was closed while police examined.

Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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Senior woman robbed, beaten in East Las Vegas family pet store parking lot

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beaten and robbed in East Las Vegas.( Abby Theodros/ FOX5) “border=” 0″ width =” 180″/ > A senior female was beaten and robbed in East Las Vegas.( Abby Theodros/ FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. A senior lady’s vehicle was stolen after she was beaten in an East Las Vegas parking lot, according to a Las Vegas Metropolitan Cops report.

” It was scary,” 80-year-old Mary Knopp stated. “A blanket or sweatshirt reviewed my head and [the suspect] hit me several times in the head.”

Wednesday around 11 a.m. Knopp she had just spent $80 at the PetSmart near Charleston and Nellis. She bought food for her 2 felines Kato and Lucy Liu in addition to her family pet rabbit Winnie.

” They get excellent food,” Knopp stated.

Wednesday’s journey resembled any other, up until she said 2 women in their 20s beat and robbed her. The suspects got away with Knopp’s 2006 gray Tradition Subaru and her handbag.

” They took my handbag but not long after they tossed it in the dumpster,” Knopp said.

Knopp stated a good Samaritan, who discovered the handbag, returned it with everything inside hours later.

” I’m presuming they simply actually wanted my automobile,” Knopp said.

A witness called authorities and Knopp was dealt with at the scene. Knopp said she wishes to get her vehicle back but she is also grateful that the circumstance was not even worse.

” I always feel like I have an angel and I’m simply happy and I thank God I’m O.K.”

Knopp submitted an authorities report with police after the event. She said the local PetSmart provided her the store items that were taken totally free of charge.

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PD: 2 guys beaten on Vegas Strip, look for enemies underway

Police seeking assistance identifying these suspects wanted in connection with a violent incident on Las Vegas Boulevard Aug. 25, 2017. (LVMPD) Authorities seeking assistance identifying these suspects desired in connection with a violent incident on Las Vegas Boulevard Aug. 25, 2017. (LVMPD) Cops seeking support identifying these suspects

desired in connection with a violent incident on Las Vegas Boulevard Aug. 25, 2017.( LVMPD). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Authorities are searching for a group of suspects associated with a violent attack on Las Vegas Boulevard in Aug. Officers stated they located 2 male victims struggling with a variety of injuries at about 6:15 a.m. on Aug. 25 in the 3600 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard. The males were walking through a retail shopping area at that location when a lady took residential or commercial property from one of the victims, inning accordance with City.

An altercation then happened between the celebrations that caused a group of five males following the victims and beating them at a neighboring location.

Younes Zidal, who operates at the Grand Market Shops said “You get gunshots from time to time individuals get wired up. They think everyone got money in here. So everybody is trying to rob somebody.”

” As soon as the night hits, it’s quite more popular with the criminal offense with people attempting to offer drugs and do all that type of stuff out here,” Brandon Coppola, who operates at the Grand Marketplace Shops at the Redneck Riviera said.

Authorities stated the suspects took additional residential or commercial property from the 2 men prior to leaving the area on foot.

Cops urged anybody with information about the identity of the seven suspects wanted in connection with this event to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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Malnourished 10-year-old lady beaten, dragged by automobile in New york city

ALBION, N.Y. (AP)– A 10-year-old lady who was beaten repeatedly, required to keep up heavy packs and dragged behind an automobile left her tormentors as they slept to ask a neighbor for help, authorities in central New york city said Friday.

Four grownups were charged after the bruised and malnourished woman got away on Wednesday from her house in rural Oswego County, north of Syracuse. Her treatment, that included poundings with a tightly rolled paper wrapped with electrical tape, had actually obviously been becoming worse since April, Oswego County Undersheriff Gene Sullivan said.

“She simply could not take it anymore,” he said.

The woman was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Sullivan stated the lady was forced to work outside cleaning brush without access to water or a restroom. She was served a single meal a day, doused in hot sauce.

In one occurrence, she was packed with a backpack on each shoulder, one on her back and an additional weight on her front and made to work on a dirt road. She was followed in a vehicle, which would strike her when she went too gradually.

“When she physically couldn’t continue, they tied a rope around her waist, connected that same rope to the bumper of the vehicle and started to pull her along,” Sullivan stated. “When she would drop, they would continue to own and she ‘d wind up getting dragged.”

Sullivan said the girl had been singled out as a kid who needed discipline. The examination is continuing.

The girl’s 34-year-old mother was charged with threatening the well-being of a kid.

Three grownups at the home were charged with second-degree attack: Shawn Whaley, 23, Brandy Shaver, 18 and Gary Bubis, 37. Bubis had a relationship with the woman’s mother and his charge originates from a claims that he required a 3-year-old’s child hand into a warm water.

The three were remanded to jail.

It was not instantly clear if the defendants had lawyers.

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Pedophile beaten to death by upset preschool parents

While in Northern California, Cummins befriended Griffin Barry. He said Cummins borrowed cash from him and left, but eventually came back. Barry and Cummins talked and even worked together, but Barry would eventually turn him in.

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Ben Vaughn’s witch hunt: Three Las Vegas gems for dining off the beaten path


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Fat Choy’s bao packed with pork belly.

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Sheridan Su is dishing up far more than his beloved bao buns at the brand-new Fat Choy.

There’s something about being a member of a secret club that intrigues us. As children, we play video games and comprise secret codes and unique knocks so that just the “members” get to join our super-special trick club. Funny thing is, as you grow older, the desire to be on the inside track doesn’t change.

Everyone desires the hot new ticket or to be on the cutting edge of the most recent pattern. That is where my witch hunt with regional undiscovered places enters play. I’m constantly on the lookout for the inconspicuous locations with amazing food.

There is something to be stated for the adventurous spirit it requires to explore some of these off-the-beaten-path places.

To begin with, the communities may be quaint and welcoming, however let’s be sincere. The majority of the best regional joints I have actually dined at have actually been concealed in dubious locations well off my “safe route.” That being stated, I’m delighted that I put on my big-boy pants and gathered the nerve to look past the riff raff gathered outside, cracked paint and plastic table linens because exactly what I discovered deserved the threat.

One of the things I truly like about discovering a great regional spot is that you have to earn your method into the scene. The scene here, obviously, is extremely different. These people aren’t preoccupied with critics or Michelin stars. They are stressed over footing the bill and keeping the lights on and consumers delighted with scrumptious, handmade tastes.

There is no concern for ambiance. Flavors set the mood and keep clients returning. This lack of frivolity only benefits the customer. The expectations are naturally lower when you walk in, and you are disarmed into thinking that there probably won’t be anything unique. The pressure is off the kitchen/staff to blow you away, and that’s why it’s that much more fantastic when it takes place.

Exactly what I indicate about earning your way into the scene is that with most local joints, the very first time you walk in, you will absolutely feel like an outsider. The clients, staff and owners all seem to be sizing you up– and maybe they are. However if the food is terrific and you keep returning, you start to see a shift in the environment.

It’s an excellent indication when they stop making note of your entryway, as well as better when they start to appear to recognize you. That’s when you understand you’re in the club. Those riff-raff outside begin to welcome you when you walk in, and you start to seem like they might even be keeping an eye out for you.

Another terrific feature of discovering a remarkable local spot is that you end up being the tourist guide, your pals’ ticket to the in crowd. If you have good friends like mine who love to find the next most delicious thing, you become their Obi-Wan. Once you are accepted into the club, then you can begin sharing your find with others as a food dignitary of sorts.

When individuals concern town, they know about the Top 10 finest dining establishments on the list for that city. What they don’t know are the best locations to grub out on some basic, well-planned and fantastic tastes. You get to be the local specialist and take individuals on a journey to a well-hidden gem of the city.

With a local joint, things that captures me off guard most often is that the tastiest food in the city is typically hiding in plain sight. It’s the restaurant you might stroll past every day, not providing it a 2nd look. Perhaps the paint is faded or the indication hangs a little uneven. Possibly the iron bars on the windows keep you at a range.

I’m not stating you will not have misses. Don’t get me incorrect; there are regional joints that are misses. Not every location with a dull look is going to amaze you and knock your socks off. There will be letdowns, however if you discover one genuinely great secret gem, I guarantee that you will keep hunting and be delighted you did.

“Do not judge a book by its cover” definitely applies here, so sack up and step within. You are most likely to be shocked by what you have been missing all these years. Right here are my absolute new-to-me preferred Las Vegas joints and dives with food that will certainly give you yearnings even in your sleep.

No. 1: Fat Choy, Eureka Gambling establishment, 595 E. Sahara, FatChoyLV.com

With its 1950s-style dinner theme, it’s remarkably out of location in Eureka. Nevertheless, when you discover that chef Sheridan Su’s food is as incredible as any dining establishment in Las Vegas, you will comprehend how this place tucked inside the gambling establishment is my absolute favorite.

My two suggestions, hands down, are the Peking duck bao– with cucumbers, scallions and hoisin sauce– and pork belly bao, with pickled mustard eco-friendlies, cilantro and crushed peanuts.

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No. 2: John Mull’s Meats, 3730 Thom Blvd., JohnMullsMeats.com

The name says all of it: Meats. If you are in business of eating meat, then this joint is for you. I have a favorite or 2. First, the smoked pig ears– smoked, skilled completely, crispy and out-of-this-world, unctuous meat-ness.

Or, for simply over 4 dollars, you can’t fail with filling your belly with house-made smoked brats. There’s something for everyone on the menu, from offal cuts smoked and served to the requirements. From turkey to pig, John Mull’s smokes it all. Bring an extra-large T-shirt due to the fact that you will leave penetrated and full.

Lola’s Louisiana Kitchen area
Owner Lola Pokorny poses by the oyster grill at Lola's Louisiana Kitchen, 1220 N. Town Center Drive, in Summerlin Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Server Kelly Eshleman is at left. The restaurant, the second Lola's location, celebrated it's grand opening on Oct. 21.Launch slideshow “

No. 3: Lola’s Louisiana Kitchen area, 241 W. Charleston Blvd., LolasLasVegas.com

I’m a sucker for genuine Southern Cajun-blended food, active ingredients and strategies. Lola’s executes exactly that, a locals’ preferred spot, and although it’s a new addition to my list, it’s certainly a Las Vegas standard. I have two solid favorites that are difficult to find done correctly outside the Delta.

First are the low country eco-friendlies. For less than 4 dollars, I could make a meal from these tender tasty eco-friendlies alone. And second is the bangin’ gumbo with a protein melting pot of chicken, sausage and shrimp and a roux that will make you question if consuming anything else this trip deserves every bite.

Ben Vaughn is a chef, author and TELEVISION character commonly referred to as a host for the Food Network. Ben’s just-released book, “Southern Routes,” chronicles his journey to discover the best-kept food tricks in the South from the Carolinas to Texas. “Southern Routes” is released by HarperCollins.

Ben resides in Tennessee and serves as CEO and cooking director for his restaurant group Fork Knife Spoon. Ben’s new brand of Southern Kitchen area food trucks struck the streets in Las Vegas. Follow all the action from the mobile kitchen @SoKitchenLV. @BenVaughn also is the host of “The Breakfast Program,” a TV series that premieres quickly.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous” popularity has actually been a reporter for more than 50 years and has spent the past 15 years providing readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play area.

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Lola’s a Louisiana Kitchen area Serving genuine Cajun food with gracious southern hospitality. Pertain to Lola’s anticipating to experience a relaxing lunch or supper southern design. As they state in New Orleans, “Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez.” Closed Sunday.
241 W. Charlestion Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89102

Fat Choy Found in the Eureka Casino, Fat Choy serves a variety of Asian and American dishes, from Peking Duck Bao to Ms. Wong’s Spaghetti and Meatballs to the Classic Cheeseburger. The key active ingredient is executive chef Sheridan Su, who brings a long pedigree of fine-dining experience, including stints at Joël Robuchon and Comme Ça. Jim Begley, a dining establishment customer for the Las Vegas Weekly, says Su makes a fantastic burger but the Asian stuff is where he truly shines. The Las Vegas Weekly staff included the Fat Choy Hamburger in its list of the 10 most delicious hamburgers from regional burgeries.
595 E. Sahara Opportunity Las Vegas, NV 89109

Beaten once again by Macau, Wynn Resorts earnings drop 72 percent in 2nd quarter

Wynn Resorts, the company behind the Wynn and Repetition on the Strip as well as property in Macau, reported its second-quarter incomes today.

Business: Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN)

Profits: $1.04 billion, down 26 percent from the second quarter of 2014.

Incomes: $56.5 million, down 72 percent from the exact same time in 2013.

Profits per share: 56 cents, compared to $2 in 2014.

What it implies: The company’s profits drop can be found in big part from the continuing market struggles in Macau, which was accountable for almost 60 percent of the business’s income this quarter. China’s crackdown on corruption has actually led to less high-end gambling and contributed to more than a year of regular monthly gaming income declines there.

Revenue from Wynn’s Macau operations was $617 million, down 35.8 percent compared with the second quarter of 2014. CEO Steve Wynn stated on a teleconference that Macau “continues to be more of a concern than a certainty as we head through 2015” and toward the opening of its brand-new $4.1 billion Macau resort, Wynn Palace.

That resort is on track to open in March, Wynn stated. Lest anyone concern whether the big job can prosper in such a having a hard time market, Wynn emphasized that the Palace was not designed under the assumption that Macau would boom at the very same rate permanently.

“We developed the hotel, as I state, in anticipation of simply such an environment– maybe not as vital as the one we’re facing– but we stated we needed to be clearly, plainly an exceptional option competitively,” Wynn said on the teleconference.

The company’s performance in Las Vegas was also not as strong as it was last year, with net income decreasing 6.2 percent to $423.5 million. Wynn said his Las Vegas operations were experiencing “a comfortable company,” but he wasn’t exactly over the moon about it.

“It’s not an aggressive growth by any means, but we are enjoying noncasino revenue that is acceptable,” he stated.

Noncasino profits in Las Vegas increased 5.3 percent year over year, before thinking about marketing allowances, the business stated. Meanwhile, pc gaming income dropped 26.2 percent from 2014.

Wynn stated on the conference call that his business was the “operator of choice for the worldwide baccarat company” and for that reason specifically damaged due to modifications because market. Without some Asian players this year– presumably relevant to the struggles in Macau– baccarat did not perform as well in his Las Vegas casinos, he said.

Asked later whether he stayed skeptical about the economic circumstance in Las Vegas, Wynn stated gambling establishments frequently vary but “our base company has the tendency to be very steady.” Wynn exposed that he ‘d recently made enhancements to the gambling establishment floor, such as putting specialized video games in a more prime area, that have actually boded well for his Las Vegas pc gaming operations.

Wynn Resorts likewise prepares to construct a casino in Everett, Mass., near Boston. But a group of suits tough Massachusetts pc gaming regulatory authorities’ decision to let Wynn Resorts develop that gambling establishment have actually complicated the future of the job.

“We’re hopeful that in Massachusetts, that at some time in the near future, we’ll be treated with a little softer hand, thinking about that we’re the largest single personal financial investment in the history of the state,” Wynn said. “We have actually experienced a bit of buffeting politically, and we’re sort of plowing ahead anyway.”

The business stated today that it approved a cash dividend of 50 cents per typical share. Its overall debt was $8.1 billion at the end of the quarter.

Mom, uncle charged in death of MD boy presumably beaten over cake

HAGERSTOWN, MD (WJZ/CNN) – A mom and uncle are being held without bond in the whipping death of a kid, facing second-degree murder charges.

Private investigators say the child was beaten June 30 for taking a slice of birthday cake without consent.

Cops state 9-year-old Jack Garcia revealed signs consistent with abuse after he was handcuffed and beaten by his mother’s partner.

It’s a criminal offense that has actually shaken the community.

“He resembled a little explorer,” neighbor Randy Taylor said. “I suggest, he asked so many questions. I ‘d in fact seen him play down in the gully over here, Frisbee with his uncle.”

Investigators say it was uncle 23-year old Jacob Barajas who handcuffed the kid when he was captured taking cake.

Barajas told investigators “handcuffs were placed on Jack consistently” as a type of penalty for taking.

Cops said the child was beaten by his mother’s sweetheart, Robert Wilson, till he was stiff and unresponsive.

When paramedics were called, they say mom Oriana Garcia sent them away, informing them her kid was simply crowded. She called for help once again five hours later when the kid stopped breathing.

Doctors analyzing the child found evidence of different incidents of physical abuse consistent with abuse.

According to court files obtained by WJZ, the little kid was handcuffed for one to three hours every day in the week leading up to the beating.

“There’s other methods of stating, ‘No, you cannot do that,’ not by handcuffing a little boy to a chair with a bike lock then a routine lock,” Taylor stated.

Authorities say the child’s mom and uncle had actually cleared out their apartment or condo days after the youngster died and intended on leaving for the West Coastline.

Private investigators say charges likely will be upgraded against the mom’s sweetheart.

Police say the 9-year old had never ever been enrolled in school, although he moved into the Hagerstown home in March.

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