Parents of Infant Bitten by Rats Fit to Stand Trial


Magnolia, Ark.(KNWA) – The parents of an infant bitten over 100 times by rats have been deemed fit to stand trial. 

Erica Shryock, 19, and Charles Elliot, 18, were ordered to undergo mental evaluations when their two-week-old daughter was found with rat bites all over her body.

Both were diagnosed with various disorders but were found to understand the charges against them. They’re charged with endangering a minor and abuse of a minor.
If they are convicted, they could spend up to 20-years in prison.

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