‘Monster’ parents charged with murder after son, 6, found in motel toilet dies

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A couple were branded "monsters" as they were charged for the murder of their son who was found dead in a motel toilet.

Bianca Blaise and Larry Rhodes were arrested after police were called to reports that a boy, 6, was injured with his head in the toilet on July 5.

Cops discovered Rhodes, 22, holding the child who had severely swollen eyes and no pulse inside the motel in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Emergency services rushed the little boy with extensive brain bleeding to the hospital. He sadly passed away last week.

Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez labelled the boy's parents as "savages" and called it “the worse child abuse case” he and his detectives had ever seen.

The Knights Inn hotel room was the home of the family of eight for months and the place where some of the injuries happened, it was heard at a news conference.

It was reported that the pair were also charged with abusing their other five children after it was revealed that they were covered in cuts and bruises.

They were also found with marks that matched a blood-stained shoe – which police believe was used as a weapon.

An autopsy has shown that the six-year-old tragically died from blunt force trauma – which featured a brain bleed and a lacerated liver, reports Daily Beast.

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Blaise is believed to have previously told the authorities that Rhodes was off his schizophrenia medication. She said Rhodes was the one who hurt the boy.

According to reports, the family moved to the room in March and the kids were never seen playing outside or attending school.

Police said they were alerted to the incident by Blaise who told them that her son had drowned after drinking from the toilet.

"Throughout our investigation it was learned the child was drinking from the toilet, but that had nothing to do with why he was not breathing,” Lopez said.

“His parents got very angry because he was drinking out of the toilet and they started to beat him. First the mother beat him. Then the father started repeatedly punching this little boy with a closed fist.”

It has been confirmed that the kids are now together in a foster home and recovering well.

Lopez added: “It was immediately clear the other children were also victims of child abuse.

“We were able to take these kids from these monsters and hopefully they will never see them again."

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