Putnam Foster Mother Facing Child Cruelty Charges

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By Celeste Smith
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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.

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