A Texas teacher and two assistants allegedly remoted a 5-year-old particular wants boy for thus lengthy that he began consuming his personal feces after being disadvantaged of meals.
Melody LaPointe, 47, and instructing assistants Tarah Tinney, 33, and Augusta Costlow, 27, have been charged earlier this week with abandoning or endangering a toddler over the April 2021 incident.
The trio is accused of placing the boy into an isolation room inside a Liberty Impartial College District facility, ABC 13 reported.
They allegedly disadvantaged him of meals, forcing him to ingest his personal feces and urine, authorities stated.
Tinney and Costlow have resigned and LaPointe, the principle instructor within the classroom, works for an additional faculty district, which has positioned her on depart as properly, the report stated.
Upon studying of the incident, Liberty ISD contacted authorities.
“We instantly reported the matter to legislation enforcement and CPS (Little one Protecting Providers), eliminated the educators who continued to work for us from the classroom, and performed a complete investigation,” a district spokesman stated.
“Primarily based upon our investigation, we reported the educators to the State Board for Educator Certification and shared our outcomes with legislation enforcement officers,” the spokesperson added.
Fox Information Digital has reached out to the varsity district.