Woman stomps on stomach of 8-year-old boy because he put dirty clothes in dryer


Marina Vega 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman was arrested on a charge of child cruelty after allegedly stomping on the stomach of a young boy because he put dirty clothes in a dryer, according to police in Florida.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 27-year-old Marina Vega, after being accused of slapping the 8-year-old boy in the face before stomping on his stomach.

Vega was charged with one of child cruelty. She was booked into jail, and is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, after discovering that the boy put dirty clothes in her dryer, Vega hit him in the face and on the side.

The boy then lied down on the floor because it hurt. Vega then stomped on his stomach. The boy told investigators that Vega was wearing flip flops.

The boy was happy that the woman did not wear shoes because it would have hurt more.