A Michigan mom and two others have been charged with child abuse after they lashed a boy with a belt more than 50 times and posted video of it to Facebook.
Demitria Latrion Powell, 28, the boy’s mother, Uteas Michelle Taylor, 42, and Stefon Tirrell Felton, 40, were arraigned Tuesday on several charges, including third-degree child abuse, for the brutal April 3 beating, which has been viewed tens of thousands of times online, local CBS reported.
In the sickening 6-minute clip, the trio, of Flint, scold the school-age boy for acting like a “thug” and savagely whip him on the butt and smack him in the face, while warning him to stay away from gangs.
“Watch this ass whipping this gangster is going to get,” Powell says to the camera, as the little boy clutches a dining room chair.
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