Child Abuse Investigation in Washington County – WKRG
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Alabama –
Authorities in Washington County are investigating a case of child abuse. Sheriff Richard Stringer says a father and mother of an eight month old are facing numerous charges. 33 year old James Ryan Booth and 21 year old Julie Ann Reed Guy are accused of sexualy abusing their baby daughter.
They are both charged with rape, sodomy, sexual abuse, chemical endangerment of a child, manufacturing a controlled substance and possession. Sheriff Stringer says the child is now in custody of the Department of Human Resources but family members may be able to take custody of her in the future.
Booth and Guy may have a bond hearing sometime Thursday afternoon. They are both being held in the Washington County jail.