Western NY couple charged in 'horrific' child abuse case

These booking photos provided by Erie County Sheriff’s Office shows from left, James Kevin McGonnell and Carol Steinagle. The western New York man and woman are facing kidnapping and assault charges for the “horrific” abuse of a child who was kept in their garage and beaten almost daily, authorities said. McGonnell and Steinagle abused the child between November 2017 and January 2020 in their Cheektowaga, N.Y. home, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn said Tuesday Sept. 2, 2020.

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