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Raytown man, woman charged in ‘child torture’ case.

Warning: There are disturbing details in this story. The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office charged a Raytown man and woman June 2 with child abuse, alleging that “child torture” led to the victim being left on a ventilator. James Griffin, 39, and Penny Woods, 37, are charged with child abuse or neglect. Raytown police were called to Children’s Mercy Hospital on May 31 on a child abuse call. The victim, described in court documents as a “juvenile male,” had severe injuries, scars, bruises, burns, missing teeth, swollen ears, infected wounds and other signs of abuse. Court documents say the victim’s biological mother took him to the hospital. hospital. According to court documents, the victim and his sister lived with Woods and Griffin. A doctor at the hospital gave a diagnosis of “child torture” due to the nature of the child’s injuries. The child also showed signs of heart failure following an ultrasound and was in danger of death. A search warrant was executed at the defendants’ home on June 1. During the search, bloodstains were found on the walls, ceiling and ceiling fan, with evidence suggesting attempts to clean them. Black marks consistent with being struck by a flexible object were also observed. Bloodstains were found on the carpet under the bed frame, confirmed by Luminol tests. The walls showed signs of recent repair and had unidentified dried liquid. Woods initially denied abusing the boy, but later admitted to “whipping” him and his sister with a telephone cord. She also implicated Griffin in beating the victim, saying he had done it “every other day for the last six months.” A $75,000 cash-only bond is set for both Woods and Griffin, according to online court records. Both are due in court on June 12.

Warning: There are disturbing details in this story.

The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office charged a Raytown man and woman June 2 with child abuse, alleging that “child torture” led to the victim being left on a ventilator.

James Griffin, 39, and Penny Woods, 37, are charged with child abuse or neglect.

Raytown police were called to Children’s Mercy Hospital on May 31 on a child abuse call.

The victim, described in court documents as a “juvenile male,” had severe injuries, scars, bruises, burns, missing teeth, swollen ears, infected wounds and other signs of abuse.

Court documents say the victim’s biological mother took him to the hospital.

According to court documents, the victim and his sister lived with Woods and Griffin.

A doctor at the hospital gave a diagnosis of “child torture” due to the nature of the child’s injuries.

The child also showed signs of heart failure following an ultrasound and was in danger of death.

On June 1, a search warrant was executed at the home of the defendants.

During the search, bloodstains were found on the walls, ceiling and ceiling fan, with evidence suggesting attempts to clean them.

Black marks consistent with being struck by a flexible object were also observed.

Bloodstains were found on the carpet under the bed frame, confirmed by Luminol tests.

The walls showed signs of recent repairs and had unidentified dried liquid.

Woods initially denied abusing the boy, but later admitted to “whipping” him and his sister with a telephone cord.

She also implicated Griffin in beating the victim, saying he had done it “every other day for the past six months.”

A $75,000 cash-only bond is set for both Woods and Griffin, according to online court records.

Both are due in court on June 12.