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Ladysmith man charged in child abuse case

By: Chris Verhyen Email
By: Chris Verhyen Email
They say both girls are under seven years old.

LADYSMITH, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Rusk County man is now charged after being accused of exposing two young sisters to pornographic material, and punishing one by dunking her head in hot water.

Fond Du Lac police say a 53-year-old man from Ladysmith is now charged with child abuse and exposing children to harmful material.

Prosecutors say he threatened to spank one of the girls if she didn't watch a pornographic movie, and says the suspect had previously punished her by dunking her head in hot water and hitting her with a belt or wooden spoon.

They say both girls are under seven years old.


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