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Missouri couple accused of torturing, killing 4-year-old girl

Missouri couple accused of torturing, killing 4-year-old girl
"The father, James Mast, 28 of a rural Cole Camp residence, stated that his daughter had been beaten, submerged in a pond, then left to freeze on the bank before being taken back into the residence."

” According to the sheriff’s office, investigators responded to a call in Cole Camp, Mo.Ethan Mast (left) and Kourtney Aumen (Benton County MO Sheriff’s Office) The girl’s father, 28-year-old James Mast of Cole Camp, later told police that his daughter had been “beaten, submerged in a pond, then left to freeze on the bank before being taken back into the residence.Mast, 28, as well as a 2-year-old male child, “were also beaten to a severe extent,” according to the sheriff’s office.On Sunday, the Benton County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release that 35-year-old Ethan J.

When authorities arrived at the scene, “they found a deceased 4-year-old girl up in her bedroom,” said Benton County Sheriff Eric Knox.“She was beaten from head to toe,” Knox told local television station KY3.

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