Domestic violence shelter worker beat her own son with leather belt until it brokeBy Mason White 1:06 PM June 5, 2017
|Ashley Nicole Bell
By: Tanya Clark WorldWideWeirdNews.com
A woman who worked at a domestic violence shelter and was an advocate for victims, has been accused of beating her own young son with a belt, according to police in Michigan.
The Pinckney Police Department said that they have arrested 28-year-old Ashley Nicole Bell, after being accused of beating her 9-year-old son with a belt until it broke.
Bell has been charged with child abuse and domestic violence.
She was booked into jail, and her bail has been set at $150,000.
According to the police investigation, Bell worked at a domestic violence shelter in its finance department.
She also volunteered as a domestic violence advocate.
Witnesses told police that they reported Bell numerous times to the Child Protective Services for abusing her 9-year-old son.
Child Protective Services did not take any action against Bell.
Recently, Bell became upset with her child. She grabbed a leather belt and beat him until it broke. Witnesses reported the abuse to the police and Bell was arrested.