A Georgia couple are on the run after an investigation into a hearth that killed their 10-year-old daughter revealed indicators of cruelty and neglect, in response to Gwinnett County police.
William Linn McCue, 47, and Carina Wisniewski McCue, 38, each of Loganville, face costs of first- and second-degree little one cruelty and false imprisonment, police stated in a May 6 information launch.
Authorities have stated the fireplace was deliberately set by the lady’s 15-year-old brother on Easter Sunday. He is charged with homicide, police stated, and can be tried as an grownup.
The couple’s final identified location was at an extended-stay resort on North Brown Road in Lawrenceville, and so they have been final seen driving a 2017 white Honda Accord with Georgia tag quantity CHB7385, police stated. Efforts to achieve them have been unsuccessful.
While investigating the deadly home fireplace, detectives stated they uncovered harrowing indicators that the couple’s youngsters “might be victims” of kid cruelty, the launched reads. This prompted a separate investigation into the McCues.
Investigators pointed to “unsanitary and dangerous living conditions” inside the house, together with “camping-style” buckets that served as bathrooms and to the showers and bathtubs that didn’t look like working, police stated.
“They located a makeshift bed with bedding in the bathtub in the bathroom where the (10-year-old) victim was found deceased,” in response to authorities. “The kitchen sink had been re-plumbed for the water from the faucet to go into a five-gallon bucket sitting on the floor.”
In an affidavit, state investigators beforehand wrote that the kids — 5 in all — hadn’t attended faculty in years and hadn’t bathed in months, McClatchy News reported.
Anyone with data on their whereabouts is requested to name Gwinnett County police detectives at 770-513-5300, or submit an nameless tip to Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).
This story was initially printed May 6, 2022 5:20 PM.