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Cousin: Photo of Bound, Gagged Babies Just 'a Joke'

Memphis police were investigating

(Newser) - A disturbing photograph posted on Facebook has prompted a police investigation in Memphis, Tenn. The picture shows two young children, one of them with tears in her eyes, bound and gagged with duct tape. The caption reads: "Kids for sale, 45% off because they bad." The Facebook user... More »

Unruly Flyer Gets Duct-Taped to Seat

Icelandic traveler was drunk, say police

(Newser) - One more use for duct tape: The crew of an Icelandair flight used it to bind a drunk and raging passenger to his seat, reports the New York Post . The 46-year-old reportedly started assaulting passengers and screaming that the plane was going to crash about two hours from JFK. An... More »

Duct Tape Dad Charged

Chicago man arrested for Facebook photo of bound baby

(Newser) - A Chicago dad is behind bars for posting a picture on Facebook of his baby daughter bound with duct tape . Andre Curry, 21, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated domestic battery and is being held on $100,000 bond, AP reports. At a hearing, his attorney argued... More »

Dad Posts Photo of Tot Bound With Duct Tape

Chicago cops investigating Facebook picture

(Newser) - Chicago police are investigating a father who posted a Facebook photo of a young girl, apparently his daughter, whose feet, hands, and face are bound with duct tape. "This is wut happens wen my baby hits me back," said the caption accompanying the photo posted by Andre Curry,... More »

Caylee's Killer May Have Put Heart Sticker Over Her Mouth

Forensics expert found dime-sized residue on duct tape

(Newser) - A heart-shaped sticker might have been affixed to the duct tape placed over Caylee Anthony's mouth, according to the testimony of a forensic examiner in the murder trial of mom Casey Anthony. Residue in the dime-sized shape of a heart was observed on the duct tape, reports People, and... More »

Cops: Mom Showed Us Pic... of Tot Duct-Taped to Chair

Girl, 2, is being placed with relatives

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania mom has been arrested after showing a photo of herself posing with her toddler daughter gagged and bound to a chair with duct tape ... to police. The photo—which shows the mom smiling and her baby clad only in a diaper—first surfaced on the Mediatakeout website. The... More »

Mom Who Duct-Taped Son Regains Custody

Toddler back with Jayla Hamm after child abuse sentence

(Newser) - An 18-year-old Nebraska mom jailed for duct-taping her 2-year-old son to a wall has regained custody of the boy. The toddler was in state custody while Jayla Hamm served her 10-day sentence for child abuse. Her boyfriend received a 3- to 5-year sentence for the abuse and an additional 12... More »

High Mom Tapes Her Toddler to Wall

Baby boy sobbed as mom and beau laughed

(Newser) - An 18-year-old Nebraska mom and her boyfriend will serve time for taping the teen's toddler to a wall with duct tape. The couple then snapped pictures of the boy as the terrified toddler sobbed, reports the Daily Mail . They also taped his sippy cup to the wall just out of... More »

Hanged Census Worker Was Naked, Bound: Witness

Kentucky assailants used duct tape, gagged Bill Sparkman

(Newser) - A part-time US Census worker found hanging in a rural Kentucky cemetery was naked, gagged and had his hands and feet bound with duct tape, said an Ohio man who discovered the body two weeks ago. "The only thing he had on was a pair of socks," Jerry... More »

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