9 Year-old Recovers As Caregivers Face More Charges

Child AbuseA 9-year-old special needs child from Shelbyville continues to recover from injuries allegedly inflicted by a caregiver.
Maurice and Rochelle Clayton were first charged in the case. Maurice with failure to report child abuse and filing a false report. Rochelle was facing one charge of aggravated child abuse. The District Attorney has now added two more aggravated child abuse charges to Rochelle and three aggravated child abuse charges to Maurice.
Three other children in the Tanner Circle home, ages 14, 8 years, and 8 months, were not abused, according to investigators.
Rochelle age 38, was being held on $116,000 bond and Maurice on $90,000 bond Friday at Bedford County Jail.