Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Stepdad 'beat 13-year-old girl and forced her to eat cat food, take scalding hot baths, drink detergent'

A Georgia man has been accused of forcing his stepdaughter, 13, to eat cat food and drink detergent in what authorities are calling the worst case of child abuse they'd ever seen.

Rimmon H. Lewis, 33, and Angela Strothers, 33, the victim's mother, have been charged with multiple counts of child cruelty after the years of horrific abuse was uncovered.

Police heard that the girl had been beaten, forced to take scalding hot baths and locked in the laundry room. She was also forced to eat cat food and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, or pick the scraps off her her siblings and parents' plates once they had finished eating.  More