WILSON, N.C. (TCD) -- A 33-year-old woman faces several charges — including attempted murder — after she reportedly castrated her adopted stepson. According to WITN-TV, on Thursday, Sept. 29, the Wilson County Department of Social Services contacted the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office to report a possible case of child abuse.
A Wilson County woman was arrested on Friday and charged with attempted murder and child abuse after she allegedly burned and attempted to castrate her stepson. Bracey Renee Byrd, 33, faces a total of seven charges for the horrific conduct against the 5-year-old child, including a count for malicious castration, 1st degree kidnapping, and three counts of felony child abuse with serious injury, police said. The adopted child’s injuries came to light after medical personnel reported the case to the Department of Social Services after treating him for third-degree burns on July 29 at Wilson Medical Center Emergency Department. In addition to the burns, the child suffered bruising to his face, arms, head, legs, back and his genital region, according to police, and some were in the process of healing upon his arrival at the Wilson ER. Byrd’s husband, Timothy Dean Byrd, passed away on Sept. 8, 2021, leaving three children in her care, two of which were adopted in 2019. Byrd is held on a $2 million secured bond.Read it at WNCT
A stepmother has been charged with attempted murder after a 5-year-old boy was taken to hospital suffering from severe burns and other injuries, police said.
WILSON COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina woman is facing a list of charges after investigators said she kidnapped her stepson and castrated him. The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bracey Renee Byrd on charges of attempted murder, felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, malicious castration, kidnapping and felony child abuse with physical injury, WNCT reported. Byrd is the stepmother of the alleged victim.
WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) — A Wilson woman has been arrested and is facing a number of charges after trying to castrate her stepson, officials said. Bracey Renee Byrd, 33, of 919 Raleigh Rd. in Wilson, was arrested by members of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office on September 30 and charged with Attempted Murder, Felony Child […]
A North Carolina woman was arrested and faces several charges after allegedly trying to castrate her 5-year-old stepson, according to authorities. Bracey Renee Byrd, 33, was arrested Friday and charged with attempted murder, felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, malicious castration, first-degree kidnapping and three counts of felony child abuse with physical injury.
Wilson woman charged with attempted murder after child in her care hospitalized with severe burns, injuries all over body
WILSON, N.C. — A Wilson woman arrested Friday is facing several charges related to the abuse of a child in her care, including attempted murder. 33-year-old Bracey Renee Byrd is charged with attempted murder, felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury and malicious castration, among other charges. In July,...