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Parents of baby bitten by rats plead guilty

Both sentenced to 5 years in prison

MAGNOLIA, Ark. - The Magnolia, Arkansas mother and father whose newborn baby suffered more than 100 rat bites have plead guilty.

Erika Shyrock and Charles Elliott were in court Thursday morning.

Both Shyrock and Ellion plead guilty to permitting abuse to a minor. 

The other charge they were facing, endangering the welfare of a child, has been dropped.

The child has been adopted out.

Erika Shyrock and Charles Elliott have both been sentenced to 5 years in prison.

We will have a full story on this case tonight on NBC 10 News at 5, 6 and 10, and on Fox 14 News at 5:30 and 9.

 


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