A Missouri man has been arrested after admitting to police that he had sex with an 8-year-old girl and fed her methamphetamine.
Brett Pendleton, 48, rented a room at a local motel and was with the 8-year-old girl at the time, KTVI reported. The child’s mother became worried after the girl stopped answering her text messages.
Detective and police spokeswoman Betsey Schulze said the mother visited the motel later that evening. That’s when the 8-year-old got her mother in the bathroom and told her that Pendleton forced her to perform several sex acts and made her eat methamphetamine, as well as smoke marijuana and cigarettes. Read the full story here ▶