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Woman pushes soap into mouth of 3-year-old girl after forcing her to eat feces

By Mason White 12:04 PM May 21, 2014
Nicole Candelaria 

By: Aarav Sen
A woman was arrested on charges of child abuse after she allegedly forced a little girl to eat feces, police in Arizona said.

Tempe Police said that they arrested the woman on Saturday, after being accused of forcing the 3-year-old girl under her care to eat feces as a punishment.

The victim said that she had spent six days at his father’s house along with his girlfriend, 27-year-old Nicole Candelaria. The girl told her mother that she had defecated in the bathtub.

Candelaria became upset and forced her to eat the feces. The two siblings of the girl, ages 3 and 5, also reported that Candelaria forced the victim to eat her excrement.

The victim was taken to a local hospital during the early hours of Saturday, where she was examined. The medical team noted significant injuries on the child’s private parts.

Bruising was also observed on the girl’s chest, back, sides and legs. During his medical examination, the girl said that Candelaria put soap in her mouth.

Candelaria denied the allegations. Candelaria was charged with one count of child abuse.