Huntsville man charged with abuse, torture of 10-year-old boy

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Bernell Wesley III (Photo: Huntsville Police Dept.)

Bernell Wesley III (Photo: Huntsville Police Dept.)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville man is charged with torture and willful abuse of a child. Bernell Wesley III is 33 years old.

The incident happened in May, police said, and the child is a 10-year-old boy. Bernell and the child are not related.

Police said Wesley turned himself in to the Madison Country Metro Jail and was released on $2,500 bond.