Take a look at these two people, they are Brenda and Marc Marshall. The couple live in Florida and have a 10-year-old daughter. When Marc came home from work on Friday, he heard from his wife that the girl had urinated and defecated on the floor. Brenda is not the girl’s biological mother. As a punishment, the so-called parents decided to force the young girl to sleep outside naked.
According to the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office, Marc and Brenda Marshall have been charged with aggravated child abuse.
A police report shows that Marc told authorities that when he got home from work around 7 p.m. on Friday, his wife told him that his daughter was being punished for urinating and defecating on the floor in the house.
According to the police report, Brenda is not the 10-year-old girl’s biological mother.
Brenda then forced the scared little girl to sleep in the backyard without any clothes on near a section of paved concrete next to the back door all night.
Neither Marc nor his wife gave the child anything to wear, and the couple refused to provide the little girl with any shelter for the entire night.
The little girl was found wandering the streets at around 7:45 am on Saturday morning. She was about a mile away from her home when she was found by a passerby. An hour later the police arrived at the home of the Marshalls who had no clue where their daughter was.
The girl was found with bruises all over her feet, she was scared and hungry. The couple is facing charges of aggravated child abuse.
According to police, the child was very hungry, frightened, and had cuts and bruises all over her feet when she was found.
The child expressed hunger and thirst to police on multiple occasions. The report also states that the low temperature of the night was 65 degrees, according to Weather.com.