‘Ringleader’ Grandmother Pleads Guilty After Naked Child Was Chained, Put In Dog Crate, Malnourished

The grandmother of a boy at the center of an Autauga County child abuse case where the naked victim was chained by the ankles to a staircase, forced to sleep in a dog crate and malnourished has pleaded guilty. Vickie Seale Higgenbotham, 58, of Autauga County, pleaded guilty to aggravated child abuse Tuesday morning before Circuit Judge Sibley Reynolds. Prosecutors say she was the ringleader in the … Continue reading ‘Ringleader’ Grandmother Pleads Guilty After Naked Child Was Chained, Put In Dog Crate, Malnourished