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Couple held in starving death of Texas boy, 11

Police: 11-year-old Texas boy starved to death; father, stepmother held on child injury charge By The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) ' The father and stepmother of a missing 11-year-old boy are in custody after Dallas police say the child starved to death, perhaps as long as a year ago.

The Dallas Morning News (http://dallasne.ws/Hz2ADp) cites police records stating that the father limited Johnathan Ramsey to mostly bread and water as punishment and once watched him eat his own feces.

The boy's father, Aaron Ramsey, and stepmother, Elizabeth Ramsey, are charged with felony injury to a child and are being held on $500,000 bond each. Online jail records don't list attorneys for them.



The investigation began after a relative called police because he hadn't seen the boy for more than a year.

Police say the search for remains in neighboring Ellis County was called off Sunday.

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Information from: The Dallas Morning News, http://www.dallasnews.com


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