The Muskogee, Oklahoma man who is accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter at age 11 and then impregnating her with nine children has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, allegedly kidnapped Rosalynn Michelle McGinnis in 1995 or 1996 and then moved from location to location, including Mexico, for nearly two decades, The Associated Press reported.
McGinnis, now 33, found the strength to escape last year while living in a tent with Piette and their children in Mexico. She fled with her children and went to the US embassy for help.
“I knew that if I didn’t get out of there I’d either go insane or I would end up dying and leaving my kids with that man,” McGinnis told People earlier this year. She told the publication that it felt “so nice to be able to tell somebody the truth.”
The Associated Press reported that McGinnis had two of the nine
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A stepdad from Gwinnett County, Georgia reportedly tortured a teen girl in his care, beating her severely and forcing her to consume detergent and cat food. Rimmon H. Lewis has been charged with 15 counts of first-degree cruelty to children, four counts of aggravated battery and one count of aggravated stalking, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
In March, Lewis’ then-13-year-old stepdaughter was covered in bruises, prompting a staff member at her school to contact authorities. Lewis was arrested in April.
According to WSBTV, Gwinnett County Police initially charged Lewis and the victim’s mother, Angela Strothers, each with one count of abuse, but prosecutors added more charges to the couple after looking further into the case, which led to another indictment in November.
According to Lewis’ indictment paperwork, the teen girl was routinely locked up in her family’s laundry room. While they ate decent meals, she was fed scraps and sometimes worse.
“There were times she was
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