CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio couple tortured a 7-year-old girl over the course of seven months last year including padlocking her in a dog cage in the basement of their home.
Lillian Cottrell and Derek Mayle were arrested Tuesday at their home by federal agents, a day after they were both indicted on two counts of felony child endangerment.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Firefighters Battle Baltimore In Charity Hockey Game For Fallen Firefighter's Family
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Citing court records, the Canton Repository reported that Cottrell and Mayle are each accused of harming the child, who is related to Cottrell.
When the girl was removed from the home by child welfare officials, she weighed 28 pounds.MORE NEWS: Woman Discovers $3 Million Lottery Prize In Her Spam Folder
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