Grandparents Face Charges After 14-Year-Old Girl Dies in ‘Skeletal State,’ Rarely Left House

Grandparents Face Charges After 14-Year-Old Girl Dies in 'Skeletal State,' Rarely Left House

CCG – Authorities say that a 14-year-old girl was found to be “emaciated” and in a “skeletal state,” leading them to arrest the kid’s grandparents from West Virginia. The daughter passed away last month.

According to court documents obtained by Law&Crime, Jerry Stone, 75, and Donna Stone, 76, were arrested on Monday and charged with one count each of criminal child maltreatment by a parent, guardian, or custodian resulting in death.

Family relatives have identified the victim as Kyneddi Miller, according to an NBC affiliate from Huntington, West Virginia, WSAZ. In connection with her daughter’s horrifying demise, Julie Anne Miller, Kyneddi Miller’s mother, was also charged with one count of child negligence when she was arrested last month. She is presently being jailed on a $250,000 bond at the Southwestern Regional Jail.

On the morning of April 17, deputies from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and emergency medical personnel responded to a call regarding a juvenile female experiencing cardiac arrest at a residence situated in the 400 block of Cameo Road in Morrisville, West Virginia.

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This information is contained in a criminal complaint that was obtained by Charleston, West Virginia ABC and Fox affiliate WCHS. Morrisvale is located in West Virginia, about thirty miles southwest of Charleston.

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First responders claimed to have discovered the adolescent inside a toilet of the house where she resided with her mother and grandparents when they arrived at the address, according to WCHS. It was reported that she was asleep, resting on a foam pad on the ground.

Related Coverage: According to reports, the victim’s “appearance was shocking with an obvious emaciated, skeletal state,” according to the sheriff’s office.

According to reports, Donna Stone attested to the fact that Kyneddi Miller had not attended school in the previous four or five years during an interview with police investigators. The grandma reportedly informed the authorities that Kyneddi Miller had only left the Cameo Roadhouse and gone outside roughly twice in the previous four years, according to the authorities.

According to records that WCHS was able to obtain via a FOIA request, Julie Miller started homeschooling her daughter in February 2021. According to an email that the station was able to get, Julie Miller informed Boone County School District authorities that they were worried about Kyneddi Miller’s child getting COVID-19 and spreading it to Donna and Jerry Stone because they lived with her elderly grandparents.

According to MetroNews, Donna Stone also informed detectives that Kyneddi Miller suffered from an eating disorder, adding that the young person had been unable to support herself for a number of days before she passed away. According to reports, she went on to say that she didn’t think Kyneddi Miller had visited a doctor in four or five years.

According to documents, Donna and Jerry Stone are both being held at the Southwestern Regional Jail on a $25,000 bail.

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