JUST IN: Mother Facing Cruelty to Child Charges Gets Bail

by October 11th, 2017

The 44-year-old St Thomas woman who was seen in a social media video beating her then 12-year-old daughter with a machete had her bail extended when she appeared in the St Thomas parish court today.

Doreen Dyer is to answer charges of cruelty to a child.

She was arrested and later charged after the video went viral on social media and prompted condemnation from several people across the country.

The police say, the incident occurred sometime, last year .

Dyer is to return to court on Nov 15.