Darius Clark was sentenced to 28 years in prison after being found guilty of a slew of truly heinous acts against his girlfriend's children.
According to the PD, Clark, 23, left a trail of violence through the home, repeatedly abusing and assaulting the 3-year-old son and small daughter of Taheim L. Traywick, who will be sentenced separately after pleading guilty to permitting child abuse, child endangerment and domestic violence.
The details, nauseating as they are, below:
The 3-year-old had whip marks across his upper back and face. He was also bruised.
The toddler had burns on her chest, face, arm and legs. She also had two black eyes and a badly bruised hand, prosecutor's spokesman Ryan Miday said.
Police and children services were called March 17 when the boy's teachers at William Patrick Day School saw his injuries.
And where was the mother during this time? According to the same story, she said she was in Washington D.C. working as a prostitute.
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