Tortured Pennsylvania girl, 12, weighed just 50 lbs. when she died at hands of ‘evil’ father and girlfriend: DA

A Pennsylvania father and his girlfriend are going through costs after the person’s 12-year-old daughter died solely weighing 50 kilos and with at least a half-dozen damaged bones and different bruises, prosecutors revealed.

Rendell Hoagland, 52, and his companion Cindy Warren, 45, had been arrested final week for allegedly torturing, ravenous and abusing preteen Malinda Hoagland.

They are additionally accused of chaining her to a bit of furnishings over the course of a number of months at the household’s house in West Caln Township — about 45 miles west of Philadelphia.

Malinda Hoagland
Malinda Hoagland, 12, died this month weighing solely 50 kilos.

The woman was rushed to the hospital on May 4 after her father discovered her unresponsive round 7:30 p.m.; she died lower than three hours later.

While she was within the Paoli Hospital, employees noticed she was emaciated and weighed solely 50 kilos, the Chester County District Attorney’s workplace mentioned.

The common weight for a 12-year-old woman is between 68 and 136 kilos, in keeping with CDC knowledge.

Malinda had bruises throughout her physique and at least six damaged bones. Her organs had been additionally failing, the district lawyer’s workplace mentioned.

“Malinda was subjected to evil and torment that no child should ever have to endure. I am grateful to every first responder and law enforcement officer who has worked tirelessly on this case,” Chester County District Attorney Christopher L. de Barrena-Sarobe mentioned in a press release.

The horrific abuse allegedly happened inside the couple's home.
The horrific abuse allegedly occurred contained in the couple’s house.

“Together we will get justice for Malinda.”

Another baby within the house, Warren’s 9-year-old son, seemed to be nicely handled, the district lawyer mentioned. 

Malinda was pulled from college in late November and was moved to on-line education at house, prosecutors mentioned.

Cell cellphone movies and messages on each defendants’ telephones recovered by authorities present the woman’s ankle was cuffed to furnishings and that she was verbally berated by each her father and girlfriend, prosecutors mentioned.

Rendell Hoagland is the victim's biological father.
Rendell Hoagland is the sufferer’s organic father. Chester County District Attorney

They additionally allegedly compelled her to do squats and run in place whereas nonetheless shackled, the district lawyer’s workplace mentioned.

When she did one thing the pair didn’t like, she was denied meals, prosecutors alleged.

After she was pulled from college, de Barrena-Sarobe mentioned throughout a press convention streamed by local ABC 6 she had “incredibly limited access to the outside world.”

Cindy Warren
The man’s girlfriend was additionally charged. Chester County District Attorney

Her father allegedly claimed when medics reached her that she struck a tree whereas using her bike, in keeping with an affidavit obtained by the native station. But the district lawyer discovered that declare doubtful.

West Caln Police Chief Curt (*50*) mentioned Malinda’s loss of life was a “horrific case of child abuse.”

Both Rendell Hoagland and Cindy Warren had been arrested on May 6 and charged with tried prison murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and different associated prison counts.

The pair may nonetheless face harder costs, together with homicide, because the investigation continues.

Bail was set for $1 million for each of them. 

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