A grandmother in Oklahoma has been charged with 11 counts of child abuse after her hideous child-rearing practices came under investigation, according to People. The grandmother, Geneva Robinson, attempted to have the child committed to a hospital after claiming she couldn't control her. It was there that significant evidence of abuse was found.
Doctors discovered numerous burns and bruises all over the girl's body, with some abrasions on her wrists and ankles indicating that she had been bound or shackled. The list of tortures confessed by the girl is agonizing. She was also malnourished and claimed that she was forced to sleep outside with the dogs, barely eating for days on end. She had her hair cut during her sleep and was not given proper medical treatments when her wounds became infected. She was tied up with a pink dog leash and hung from the ceiling. She was kicked until her pubic bone was fractured.
The story gets stranger, though: Robinson had apparently dressed up as a witch to torment her 7-year-old ward. The girl claimed that her grandmother was possessed by a nefarious crone named "Nelda" in order to punish the child. Nelda would whip, beat, and pinch the girl with pliers while threatening to eat her. Donning a green mask, Nelda would warn her about “creatures in the attic were going to come get her."
According to the Huffington Post, Robinson says she is being treated for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Robinson unsurprisingly pled guilty to the charges. Also implicated is Robinson's boyfriend, Joshua Granger, who participated in abuse and helped create Nelda. Granger had his own demonic persona named Coogro.
The two will be sentenced on March 28.