Created: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:54:00 EST
Updated: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:01:43 EST
A foster mother in Eatonton is facing child cruelty charges after a video shows her forcing a child’s head into a toilet.
Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells WGXA, 56-year-old Lynn Marie Smith is charged with two counts of Cruelty to Children and one count of Simple Battery. According to an incident report, a video shows Smith holding a small child by the arm and forcing the child’s head into a toilet.
The investigation revealed two foster children in Smith’s care are victims in the video.