Mom, Stepdad Get Hundreds of Years in Prison for Horrific Abuse of 9 Children – Crime Online – What We Know!

A Georgia mom was sentenced to 200 years in jail for forcing her 9 kids to reside in squalor and permitting her husband to abuse them mercilessly for years.

The Cherokee County District Lawyer’s Workplace introduced 37-year-old Stephanie Danielle Davis’s sentence, which additionally included 200 years probation, on Friday, in accordance with WXIA.

Her husband, who’s the kids’s stepfather, was sentenced in January to 2 life sentences plus 841 years in jail and 40 years probation. Christopher Matthew Davis was discovered responsible on 47 separate fees in December. Stephanie Davis pleaded responsible in November to 42 fees.

The mother and father had been charged in Gordon County, however the Cherokee District Lawyer’s Workplace prosecuted the case after the recusal of the Gordon County DA.

The district lawyer’s workplace stated the stepfather locked the kids in a closet with no warmth or rest room, strangled them till they handed out, pressured them to take a seat on hearth ant piles, and burned them with miscellaneous objects like sparklers and sizzling oil.

The youngsters, who ranged in age from 3 to 17, got restricted quantities of meals and water, pressured to eat spoiled meals, had insufficient clothes, and lacked bedding. When the Davises left the house, they locked the kids upstairs.

In 2019, when the kids had been attending college in Gordon County, college officers reported suspected abuse to the Georgia Division of Household & Youngsters Companies (DFCS). It’s not clear if the company pursued the case very far, and Stephanie Davis pulled them out of college at that time.

A yr later, in February 2020, a teen boy escaped the home and reported to the Calhoun Police Division that Christopher Davis “slapped and punched him, hit him with a stick, strangled him, burn him with sizzling oil, locked him in a closet and beat him with a belt and a picket cane.” A police report stated that the kid had “seen accidents throughout his head and physique” and a damaged eardrum.

Stephanie Davis initially stated she was a “helpless sufferer” to her husband, however prosecutor Katie Gropper stated that “the proof demonstrated her in depth involvement.”

“She not solely held the kids down whereas they had been overwhelmed and burned by her husband Christopher Davis, but in addition crafted cowl tales for the kids to inform their academics and DFCS in the event that they had been ever requested about their accidents,” Gropper stated. “Her efforts to affect and manipulate the kids to recant their allegations continued even after her arrest.”

The DA’s workplace stated that two of the kids testified at their mom’s sentencing listening to, telling the court docket “that the bodily wounds and struggling they skilled had been painful, however the betrayal of their very own mom left deeper wounds that may take for much longer to heal,” WSB reported.

The minor kids at the moment are in foster properties, Cherokee County District Lawyer Shannon Wallace stated, the place they “have demonstrated unimaginable resilience.”

“These kids at the moment are in a position to reside freely, with out worry, and to rise above this trauma,” she stated.

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[Featured image: Stephanie and Christopher Davis/Gordon County Sheriff’s Office]