The 4-year-old girl had deep purple bruises, a black eye, a swollen cheek and a mark on her forehead.
She also had healing scars across her back, dried blood in the corner of her mouth and ligature marks on her wrist, authorities said.
When a police officer asked her what her name was, she had a startling response: “Idiot.”
Her mother’s live-in boyfriend, police said, regularly called the child “Idiot” instead of using her actual name. He also zip-tied the…
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