Charges of attempted capital murder and felony child abuse and neglect against Brian and Shannon Gore whose emaciated six-year-old daughter was found caged and living in filthy conditions were certified to a Gloucester grand jury on Tuesday.
The girl was discovered in April by Gloucester Sheriff’s Office investigators who searched the Gores’ residence on Carrie Lane at Hayes in connection with a burglary case.
Chief investigator Lt. Scott Little, the only person to testify Tuesday, said the girl was found in a darkened room inside a legless crib topped by a heavy board. He said she was covered in human waste, whimpering and malnourished to the point where she was missing large portions of her hair.
After Brian Gore was interviewed the following day, Little said investigators returned to the Carrie Lane residence and uncovered the remains of an infant child inside a makeshift coffin buried under a shed in the Gores’ yard. Little said the child, a boy born in 20...
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