Two Oklahoma Women Charged in Horrific Child Abuse Case [Video]
We see stories of abuse in some form or another almost every day. And just as you begin to think you’ve seen the worst, you’re sadly proven wrong.
Tulsaworld.com reports that two Oklahoma women are in custody in Muskogee on charges of child neglect and abuse. Fox 23 news reports that police were called to St. John Medical Center in Tulsa on December 8th after a 5 year-old child was transferred there from a Muskogee clinic suffering from multiple lesions and seizures. Police have arrested 28 year-old Rachel Jean Stevens and 25 year-old Kayla Ann Jones. Both are charged with child abuse by injury and child neglect.
The child was later airlifted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where it was discovered the child was suffering from multiple broken bones in various stages of healing. It was also discovered that child had been so severely beaten and was so malnourished he had suffered at least two strokes. Tulsaworld.com reports that at least one of the child’s hands was hit with a hammer and Jones kicked the child in the groin. Stevens is apparently the child’s mother. Two other children in the home were removed by social services.
Fox 2 Now in St. Louis reports that he abuse went on for several months. CBS News reports that the women claim the child’s seizures were due to a fall. The pair has set up a GoFundMe page asking for donations. Both women remain in the Muskogee jail. Here’s the story from Fox 25