News

Couple Accused Of Keeping Boy In Box Extradited

View Comments
Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (Credit: John Li/Getty Images)

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (Credit: John Li/Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-WttJersey Ads Are Coming

Small-WttWatch: Are You Smarter Than A 6-10?

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_815 Things Men Think About During Sex

77820352_8 Renee Zellweger Releases Statement About 'New Face' Rumors

2835932 Couple Accused Of Keeping Boy In Box Extradited Texas Beef Re-Called

77820352_8The Sexiest Halloween Costumes

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A couple accused of forcing their 9-year-old child to live at times in a locked wooden box have been extradited back to South Texas after being apprehended in Nevada.

The 49-year-old stepmother of the boy, now 10, bonded out of the Galveston County jail by Tuesday morning. The child’s 43-year-old father posted bond earlier. The couple were booked into the jail Sunday after being transported from a Las Vegas jail. The Associated Press isn’t naming the adults to protect the identity of the child.

Authorities found the couple early this month in Las Vegas. Galveston police had been searching for them since March when they were indicted on charges that include injury to a child.

The boy ran away from home last July and is now in foster care. The home was searched and investigators said they found an 8-by-6-foot particleboard box in a laundry room.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,189 other followers