A nine-year-old boy, Emrik Osuna, who was found dead in Idaho, was horrifically tortured by his stepmom and fed only rice and water, prosecutors say in new allegations.

However, it was reported last week Tuesday that Emrik Osuna was found without a pulse in an apartment in Meridian, covered in bruises and vomit.

His heart wasn’t also beating and the responders couldn’t revive him.

The medical team also say he appeared to be malnourished and had vomit coming out of his mouth.

But afterward, he died in the pediatric ICU at St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center.

According to prosecutors, he allegedly suffered unspeakable neglect and “horrific torture” at the hands of Monique Osuna.

“In combination with this physical abuse, this defendant admitted to what is essentially torture of E.O. by locking him in a small closet at night to sleep, withholding food, making him do physical strenuous punishments while she was working,” said prosecutor Tamara Kelly.

Addressing the judge on Thursday, Prosecutor, Kelly said: “The little boy had bruises all over his body, specifically on his buttocks, groin, legs, and torso.

“Some of the bruises were extremely large and essentially covered the back of his body.”

Furthermore, the prosecutor also alleged that Osuna told cops she beat the boy with a frying pan, a belt, and a dog leash because it was “heavier” than a belt.

Kelly detailed how the disturbing alleged abuse intensified while Emrik was doing remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Due to COVID, [Osuna]’s been working from home and since [Emrik] was not in school, she essentially had access to him all day long,” Kelly said.

Osuna allegedly forced her stepson to do wall-sit exercises and jumping jacks while she worked.

Court documents also allege Emrik’s dad, Erik Osuna, told investigators the nine-year-old was only fed rice and water in the weeks before he died.

9 year old boy found dead, covered in bruises and vomit was ?horrifically tortured by stepmom and fed only rice and water?

During the hearing this week, it also appeared that detectives had found messages from Emrik’s father to Osuna saying they needed to take the boy to a hospital.


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