7-year-old girl ran to neighbor for help while her 14-year-old sister was being raped by family friendBy Mason White 12:05 PM July 26, 2017
|Melinda McNatt (left) Tony Nathan Grissom and Amanda Byrd
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(Scroll down for video) A brave girl came to the rescue of her sister when she witnessed a man raping her.
The 7-year-old girl was at her aunt’s home in Russellville, Alabama, with her 14-year-old sister.
The aunt, 51-year-old Melinda McNatt, and her roommate, Amanda Byrd, 37, invited a man to their Pleasant Ridge Trailer Park home.
The adults were doing drugs and gave the teenager alcohol, when the girl passed out, 30-year-old Tony Nathan Grissom began raping her.
The two women did nothing to stop him. The 7-year-old girl was in the room and watched her sister being raped while she was passed out.
The girl told police that she asked her aunt to stop the man from hurting her sister, but she did nothing.
That is when the young girl ran to a neighbor’s home and asked for help. Police were called and all three adults were arrested.
Grissom was charged with first-degree rape. If convicted, he could face up to life in prison.
McNatt was charged with drug possession, drug paraphernalia possession, endangering the welfare of a child and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Byrd was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.