Mom accused of tying daughter to bed

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada – A single mother made an initial court appearance after being accused of locking her 4-year-old daughter in an apartment bedroom for up to 12 hours a day tethere to a bedpost and left with a plastic tote bin to use as a toilet.

Laketha Charis Moore, 36, kept her eyes downcast and said nothing as she stood in shackles and an orange jail jumpsuit before North Las Vegas Justice of  the Peace Pro-Tem Eugene Martin.

The girl was left with little to eat or drink in a room that reeked of human waste.

The police report said officers found no water or food in the bedroom.

Officers noted finding blood on a blue terrycloth bathrobe tie anchored to the  bed, and several inches of urine and feces in the blue plastic tote bin with a  purple lid.  Full Article

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