The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation after obtaining a graphic video clip that revealed 3 kids “performing sex acts on an adult.” The victims were about 4 to 5 years of age, authorities stated.
The disturbing video footage had actually been shared on undefined social media sites, which removed the post and notified the authorities. Detectives analyzed the video clip and had the ability to determine the identity of one of the kids.
The investigation led them to the Greenville residence of age 22 Brooke Schmitz as well as age 23 Donovan Williams, that is believed “to be involved in the video,” the sheriff’s office stated in a press release.
Authorities believe both committed sex-related conduct on several kids “by way of offering child homecare services to parents in need of a babysitter.”
They likewise are fearful that there is likely to be additional victims as the accused child molesters babysat many kids at their house.
Schmitz and Williams, whose connection to one another was not instantly clear, have been charged with first-degree criminal sex-related conduct with a minor. They’re currently held without bond as of Friday at the Greenville County Detention Center.
The sheriff’s department stated the investigation is “still in its very early stages” and also advised any individual that has information regarding the suspects or worries their children could be a victim to call Greenville County authorities.
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