facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Alabama father allegedly used son for torture porn

Dec. 19, 2013 at 4:53 PM   |   Comments

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- An Alabama man has been charged with using his son to make child pornography and making the boy a prisoner in their home.

A judge in Huntsville increased Carl Herold's bail to $1 million in cash Tuesday, AL.com reported. A day earlier, Charles Dunnavant, described as Herold's domestic partner, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail.

District Judge Alison Austin based her decision on flight risk and whether the men are "a threat to the community."

Prosecutors say Herold's 9-year-old son was kept out of school and never saw other people except when Herold was there. Herold and Dunnavant allegedly subjected the boy to sexual torture and filmed the proceedings.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
France holds up delivery of warships to Russia France holds up delivery of warships to Russia
2
North Korea publicly executes 10 people for watching South Korean soap operas North Korea publicly executes 10 people for watching South Korean soap operas
3
Father upset over Islam history lesson barred from school over threats Father upset over Islam history lesson barred from school over threats
4
Actress Lucy DeCoutere becomes first public accuser of Jian Ghomeshi Actress Lucy DeCoutere becomes first public accuser of Jian Ghomeshi
5
Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer Eric Frein nabbed Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer Eric Frein nabbed
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback