Total horror. It takes place in the town of Moro, Arkansas. Last Friday, the grandmother had gone to her daughter’s home to pick up her 5 and 7 year old grandchildren. She had been fighting for custody for more than a year, as reported. local media. That day, she had finally obtained permission to take the children. She could only leave with the 7-year-old girl.
The condition of the latter was very worrying: her hair had been cut, she was clearly suffering from malnutrition, her body showed burns and several of her ribs were broken. The grandmother therefore immediately took her to the hospital while contacting the police. Because if she had been able to save her granddaughter, she had no news of the 5-year-old boy who was supposed to be “with a friend”.
Finally, it was under the floor of the house that the agents found the little boy. A horrible discovery that did not stop there. According to the first elements, the child had probably died three months ago. “Based on initial findings, the boy is believed to have died from injuries he allegedly sustained in his home three months ago,” the Arkansas Department of Public Safety said in a news release.
An autopsy must now shed light on the exact causes of death.
The children’s mum, Ashley (28) and her boyfriend Nathan (33) have been arrested for the murder and endangerment of a minor.