'Just evil' - Burning mattress leads authorities to captive child
Florida investigators say young boy set fire to his mattress in an attempt to escape after being kept locked in a dark, filthy room for several months by his parents.
you look like about seven years old and he had blonde hair like very pale skin. Terra Baldwin says she saw the child playing across the street from time to time but never saw his parents, 37 year old Daniel Davis and 36 year old Kelly Davis, who are now in custody for child abuse. Father, as a human being, I don't understand how somebody could do this. These are the horrors that remember seeing this is the hard to deal with in our society. According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office Monday morning, the child set his mattress on fire, which led officials to find him in his room where he had no toys or games, no electricity because the circuits were cut to his room, where his windows and doors were boarded up and locked. They say the child under 10 has lived since March with nothing but a mattress and blanket covered in feces and urine, where he spent 12 hours a day. However, there's a swing in the yard and toys in the house for the five other Children who live here, all girls under the age of 10 who are treated well one of which slipped the matches to the boy. The sheriff says the Children have Stockholm syndrome. These were just too evil individuals for what they did to this young child. That's disgusting. That, like people like that exists like you don't have kids. Why do you have kids if you're gonna do that?