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Boy Drowned for Biting Mom’s Boyfriend, Found Dead Under Floorboards

An Arkansas boy found buried under the floor of his home last week was drowned in the toilet by his mother’s boyfriend as “punishment” for biting the man’s finger.

An arrest affidavit says that the boy’s mother, 28-year-old Ashley Rolland, told investigators that her boyfriend, 33-year-old Nathan Bridges, killed her son Blu on September 9, NBC News reports.

Rolland also told detectives that Bridges was responsible for her 6-year-old daughter’s severe burn injuries — caused by holding her under scalding hot water “as punishment for her behavior issues,” according to the affidavit. Read the full story here ▶