Parents arrested after child makes distress call on Halloween

in Flagler County News & Events


FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A 14-year-old girl was contemplating suicide due to her living conditions and alleged physical and emotional abuse by her mother, deputies said.

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office received information through the Abuse Hotline, officials said.

The girl also told deputies that she was being home-schooled but not being taught anything.

According to officials, the girl said that she was being used as a full-time caregiver for her four younger siblings, three dogs, a rabbit, and two chickens.