Man found guilty in Lee County child torture case

Man found guilty in child abuse case

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – A man was found guilty of willful child abuse on Friday in Lee County, AL.

Zachary Tadlock was arrested in July of 2014, and then indicted by a grand jury for torturing, abusing and beating the 2-year-old child of his then girlfriend.

On Tuesday, a recess was ordered when the victim's mother went into labor.

Police reports detail accounts of multiple knots and bruises on the child's body as well as red marks covering his face.

Tadlock will be sentenced on March 6, 2016.

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