Lee County mom, grandparents accused of locking kids in cages

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LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) — A Smiths Station mother, grandfather, and grandmother are facing charges in what Lee County investigators are calling a chilling case of child abuse involving a real-life “house of horrors.”

On Monday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a possible child abuse situation at a location in the city of Smiths Station in southeast Lee County.

Sheriff’s investigators and personnel from the Lee County Department of Human resources conducted a welfare check at a residence in the 5000 block of Lee Rd. 246 and made contact with four children ages 3, 4, 10 and 11 years old.

“During the contact, investigators observed two wood constructed cages that had hasps and locks present. Investigation revealed evidence the children had been locked in the cages on multiple occasions. Investigators discovered that a fifth child, age 8 months, also resided at the residence but was not present at the time of contact, ” said Sheriff Jay Jones.

All five children have been removed from the residence and are in the care of Lee County DHR

Sheriff Jones says Wednesday, Jan. multiple warrants were obtained by Lee County Investigators.

66-year-old Pamela Deloris Bond from Smith Station was arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Child Abuse of child less than 6 years of age, two counts of Reckless Endangerment and one count of Tampering with Physical Evidence. She is being held on a$123,000 bond.

69-year-old James H. Bond of Smith Station was arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Child abuse of a child less than 6 years of age and two counts of Reckless Endangerment. He is being held on a $122,000 bond.

30-year-old Kylla Michelle Mann of Smith Station was arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Child abuse of a child less than 6 years of age and two counts of Reckless Endangerment. She is being held on a $122,000 bond.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651 or Lee County CrimeStoppers at 1-888-522-7847.


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