Cops: Football actor sealed adult son for a year

BUFORD, Ga. (WXIA) – Authorities contend a former Georgia Tech football actor and his mother sealed their son adult in a room for some-more than one year.

Police have charged 33-year-old Recardo Wimbush and 37-year-old Therian Wimbush with cruelty to children in a initial grade and fake seizure after finding that a couple’s 13-year-old son, a oldest of 10 children, had been detained in their home on Pierce Way in Buford.

According to a Gwinnett County Police Department, a Division of Family and Children Services perceived an unknown tip about a child on Jun 15.

On Jun 16, box workers found a child cramped to a tiny room that was sealed from a outside. Inside a room was a box open and mattress and a vast cosmetic jar, that was apparently used a toilet.

The child seemed to be in good health, authorities said. The relatives pronounced that he’d been sealed adult for disciplinary reasons.

A successive rapist review found that a child had been cramped to a room for many of a final dual years. The close had been combined in Jan. 2013. The child had no entrance to books, toys, party inclination or to his 9 siblings. He was fed during normal times and from time to time was let out of a room to use a bathroom, military said. He did not attend propagandize outward a home, or go anywhere else.

Former Georgia Tech football actor and his mother acknowledge they sealed adult their 13-year-old son in a groundwork room for scarcely dual years, while their 9 other children were treated normally.

The boy’s 9 siblings were not cramped and seemed to be in good health. There were pronounced to be no signs of malnourishment or earthy abuse to any of a 10 children.

DFCS compulsory a sealed to be private from a doorway and authorised a children to sojourn in a control of their relatives during that time. However, a decider placed a children in DFCS caring after a damage conference on Jun 19. At that point, military began a rapist investigation.

The Gwinnett County Police Department conducted a hunt of a residence on Jun 18 and found that a victim’s room had been mostly unvaried given a DFCS visit. Two of a walls in his room were concrete, dual were piece rock, and a building was hardwood. The room was pronounced to be purify and in good repair. There was no light tuber in a room’s light tie and a room was pronounced to be dark. The room’s solitary window was embellished white, that let in a tiny volume of daylight, military said.

Police design Recardo and Therian Wimbush to obey on Friday.

According to a rapist detain warrant, “Therian and Recardo fit [the boy's] diagnosis in Juvenile Court by observant [he] molested 3 of a younger siblings. [The boy] settled that he was sealed in a bedroom located in a groundwork for holding a family DVD actor and fibbing about it.”

Police also pronounced a relatives complained a child had attempted regularly to run divided from home.

The review is ongoing.

Recardo Wimbush played football during Georgia Tech from 1999 to 2002 and was an all ACC performer. He sealed with a Atlanta Falcons as a giveaway representative in 2003, and played in a pre-season, though was expelled before personification in any unchanging deteriorate games.

The relatives had formerly been arrested in 2005 on elementary battery charges, according to Gwinnett County Detention Center records.

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