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Oceola Township Woman Charged With Abuse and Torture of 3-Year-Old Step-Grandson

Police said the 3-year-old boy was admitted to the hospital last year with more than 60 different injuries.

After an extensive three month investigation, an Oceola Township woman was arrested on Friday on charges of 1st Degree Child Abuse and Torture, according to a press release sent out by Livingston County Sheriff's Department.

34-year-old Sara Rae Walters is being held at the Livingston County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

Police said that on Oct. 21, a 3-year-old boy was admitted to the University of Michigan Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and found to have more than 60 different injuries, including a subdural hematoma, a core body temp of 88 degrees and numerous other superficial lacerations and contusions.

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Detective Bureau revealed that the child suffered this abuse at the hands of Walters, his step-grandmother, at their Oceola Township home.

The charge of torture carries a term of life in prison.

kaitlynn August 13, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Does anyone think that maybe her other children come online and look at articles like this? Well im her daughter and do you know what... you guys are sick for saying that you wish that she dies and hope she gets life in prison. You guys didnt live in that house. You guys need to get lives of your own and think before you speak.
kaitlynn August 13, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Do you know what... your a sick person for wishing she died. im her daughter. I hope you can sleep well at night. Its people like you that make me mad at life. You dont even know the whole story. Just what you hear on the news.
kaitlynn August 13, 2012 at 11:06 PM
You dont know my mom. You need to get a life and not judge people, when you dont even know the whole story.
kaitlynn August 13, 2012 at 11:09 PM
You work with my mom. What do you think? Plus she has four children and 2 live with her. The other two dont live with her because my mom didnt want to switch them out of school. Plus two of the children are his and he adopted my brother. So really what do you think? I would love to know.
Shawn August 14, 2012 at 04:07 PM
Kaitlynn, you are correct saying we don't know so tell us how it came to this, is it just a misunderstanding. Sorry but that 's tough to swollow kid. I am truly sorry you have to go thru this.

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