Children abused, locked in room found nearly starved to death
HALIFAX, PA (WHP) — It is a horrible case of child abuse, alleged by authorities in Halifax, Pennsylvania.
They say for three months, three young children were locked in a room and abused to the point of near starvation. A five-year-old child weighed only 23 pounds. Now, the parents are behind bars facing numerous charges.
“One of the girls was, probably according to the doctor was about a week away from dying,” Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico said.
The district attorney says the children found in this home, under the care of Brandi Weyant and Joshua Weyant, were nearly starved to death and beaten.