Woman Accused Of Feeding Daughter Human Waste

A woman in Austin, Texas, is accused of repeatedly feeding her
3-year-old daughter human waste, potentially causing life-threatening infections.

Emily Beth McDonald has been charged with felony injury to a child.

The arrest affidavit says the daughter had been hospitalized for serious infections caused by organisms consistent with those found in human waste. Based on that information, hospital staff placed a camera in the child's room. It allegedly recorded McDonald taking "fecal matter from a spoiled diaper" and placing it on the cap of a tube with a direct link to the child's bloodstream.

McDonald has been released on a $100,000 personal bond. The Austin American-Statesman reports she must wear an electronic monitoring device and comply with a police protective order that prevents her from seeing her three children.

She faces up to life in prison if convicted.

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