Oakland County man charged with child abuse, torture after 3-year-old girl dies
HOLLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – An Oakland County man has been charged with child abuse and torture after a 3-year-old girl was pronounced dead last weekend. Samuel Lester Smart is being held in the Oakland County lockup after a judge denied his bond. He’s charged with beating Trinity Chandler, who was pronounced dead on Saturday in Holly Township. READ: Family says Child Protective Services had been called prior to death of 3-year-old Holly Township girlFamily members said Trinity’s mother was working an overnight shift at a nursing home when she got a text from her Smart. Just a day before she was pronounced dead, Child Protective Services did a welfare check on her.
Local 4 News at 5 -- Dec. 22, 2020
Here’s what you missed on Local 4 News at 5:Man charged with child abuse, torture after young girl diesAn Oakland County man has been charged with child abuse and torture of a 3-year-old girl. Samuel Lester Smart is in the Oakland County lockup after being denied bond. He is charged with beating Trinity Chandler, who died over the weekend in Holly Township.