DETROIT -

A case petition has been released that describes the alleged abuse of the previously missing 12-year-old boy Charlie Bothuell. The document describes claims that he was beat with a PVC pipe.

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The petition also alleges that Charlie's stepmother, Monique Dillard-Bothuell, placed him in the basement and told him not to come out, no matter what.

Click here to view the entire document in PDF version.

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