Web Extra: AR Mom of Baby Mauled by Rats Speaks after Court Appearance

MAGNOLIA, Ark. - A local mother arrested after her 15-day-old daughter was mauled by rats in her crib faced the cameras after a Wednesday morning court appearance.

Erica Shryock, 19, of Magnolia and the child's father, Charles Elliott, 18, were ordered to have no contact with children in a case the local prosecutor calls "one of the worst cases of child abuse in my 30 year career."

Shryock and Elliott are facing charges of permitting abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.


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