When the police officers that investigated previous cases involving the main suspect a 'piece of shit' of a case half way across the country, you know that more than likely- the suspect's really are exactly what they have been called. I'd have to say that in this case, it rings more true than ever.
Sheriff Keith Kellerman said he had to deal with Cutler a few times, including a domestic violence case and a few traffic infractions. Kellerman said, "He's a piece of (expletive)."
The current case in which Charles Smith is being investigated involves a 3 year old girl who it's alleged he abused to the point that she had dead flesh on her arms and legs.
Court documents obtained by KREM 2 NEWS say the deputy who found her took pictures of the child for evidence.
The pictures show a "small, blonde-haired child" with "blood on her butt and thighs... caked-on feces... feet dark, dead flesh from ankles to toes black... hands showed same... all over deep bruising of some kind... infection or internal bleeding... a large patch of blood on cheek."
The documents also said the girl "appeared to go in and out of consciousness."
Doctors told the deputy that the girl has a 50% chance of survival and that she would need multiple surgeries to remove dead flesh from her fingers and hands.
Charged for this heinous abuse is the child's mother, 26-year-old Christina Haynes and 29-year-old Charles Smith who the mother explained she met on the internet. Haynes is apparently attempting to point the finger at Smith, telling police that she worked out of her home while Smith was alone with the 3 year old. Personally, I would think that if she worked out of her home, as in worked from home- then she was there and could have stepped in. But, even if she hadn't been around during the abuse- most people would start to wonder just what the hell was going on when their daughter had dead flesh on her body.
Police said neither adult seemed to concerned about the child's condition.