A groesome tragedy occured in Arizona where the 10-year-old Ame Deal was found dead after she had been locked inside a box as a punishment measure. The girl’s body was discovered in the box outside the house and the first conclusion was that she had suffocated. Cruel death!!! Phoenix police arrested 4 members of the family who are now charged with murder.
Initially the relatives told the police another story: that Ame allegedly played hide and seek with her friends and mistakenly hid inside the box and suffocated. However, the investigation revealed later that the kid was actually placed inside by her relatives as punishment.
Police found out that Ame suffered of unusual punishments such as forced to sleep on the shower floor, to swallow dog feces or to eat hot sauce for lying. Furthermore the investigators unveiled that the girl apparently had been locked in the box at least five time previously for misbehaving, and had been beaten with a wooden paddle. Terrible ordeal for the poor innocent girl.
It looks like unbelievable that such things happen in nowadays society. Her family should all be hanged against a wall for their crime.
After Ame’s death some neighbours said they knew it wasn’t an accident. So, practically everyone knew the situation but they just expected…to happen. As the CNN presenter said, many times our actions can make the difference in the life of a child, isn’t it?
Video: Ame Deal murdered by family in Arizona