SAN ANTONIO – A girl faces two counts of endangering two youngsters within the wake of an investigation right into a disturbing case of kid abuse.
Priscilla Ann Salais, 37, was arrested Tuesday by San Antonio Police Department officers as the principle suspect of mistreating minors.
“What he did to these children is inexcusable,” Police Chief William McManus mentioned at a press convention.
McManus acknowledged that the investigation started this Sunday morning when a witness alerted authorities to 2 youngsters who – probably – have been at risk.
He added that his officers appeared at a home situated at 400 Bailey Avenue, southeast of San Antonio, compelled open the door of a room and inside they discovered a 1-year-old child tied hand and foot, with a black eye and a bloody lip. In addition, the lady’s little brother, a toddler below the age of two, was discovered trapped in a youngsters’s pen.
At a information convention, McManus mentioned each youngsters have been crying inconsolably on the time they have been rescued. Both have been later taken into the custody of the Child Protection Service.
The police indicated that Salais had momentary custody of the siblings, as that they had been faraway from the care of their organic mom.
Salais was ready to look earlier than a choose, who will decide the quantity of his bail.
If discovered responsible, the suspect might resist two years in jail for every cost she faces, McManus concluded.
After being reported lacking, child King Jay Dávila was discovered buried inside a backpack in an open area. His stepfather and two of his kin have been sentenced in relation to the boy’s demise.