Madison Police Charge 3 With Torture, Sex Abuse Of A Child
Madison Police have charged three people with the torture and sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. Police say they got a tip about a month ago and began the investigation.
Madison Police arrested 40-year-old Mary Katherine Ard, 48-year-old Thomas Ard and 33-year-old Jason Lee Clanton. Officers arrested them at a home on Allen Street in Madison.
The Ards are charged with two counts each of torture/willful abuse of a child. Clanton is charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child under 12, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.
All three are in the Madison County Detention Center.