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Young boy tortured, sexually abused by Alabama pair: Cops

An Alabama man and woman were arrested late last month and charged with sexual abusing a young boy, the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office said.

Amy Nicole Lovell, 29, and Justin Anthony Jeffries, 26, have been charged with aggravated child abuse, sexual torture, sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, and assault. Jeffries has an additional count of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

Jeffries, who fled to Oregon and was arrested there, was out on bond after being charged with four counts of sexual abuse of a child involving a different victim, AL.com reported. His bond was revoked in those cases.

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Two Arrested for Multiple Sex Charges Friday, May 22, 2020, Earlier this week Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO)…

Posted by Cullman Sheriff on Friday, May 22, 2020

 

In its statement, the sheriff’s office refused to release further information about the case “due to the graphic nature of the crime and the crime involving a child.”

AL.com, citing court documents, said the boy was sexually abused and tortured with an inanimate object, and his genitals were cut with a knife.

Lovell has been released on bond.

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