Mercedes Losoya was compelled to place feces in her mouth, cops say

A horribly tortured 5-year-old Texas lady who died earlier this week had been compelled to place canine feces and urine-soaked socks in her mouth, police say.

Mercedes Losoya was pronounced lifeless at San Antonio’s Southwest Normal Hospital on Monday after cops mentioned she suffered weeks of utmost bodily abuse, Fox 29 reported.

Her mom, Katrina Mendoza, 22, and her mother’s boyfriend, Jose Ruiz, 25, have been each arrested and charged Thursday with harm to a toddler.

Mercedes Losoya was allegedly tortured by her mother's boyfriend, Jose Ruiz.
Mercedes Losoya was allegedly tortured by her mom’s boyfriend, Jose Ruiz.
Boyfriend (left) and mother (right) who tortured a five-year-old girl.
Each Katrina Mendoza and Jose Ruiz have been arrested and charged with harm to a toddler.
San Antonio Police Division

Police mentioned the costs could also be upgraded pending additional investigation within the wake of the little lady’s loss of life.

In accordance with the arrest affidavit, Mercedes was lacking chunks of her hair and several other toenails and coated in bruises and cuts when she was introduced in to the hospital by her mom.

5-year-old Mercedes Losoya
Ruiz allegedly compelled Mercedes to place canine feces in her mouth.

Her mother later instructed police that her boyfriend had been abusing Mercedes for 3 weeks after she requested him to assist self-discipline her daughter, officers mentioned.

She instructed officers that Ruiz compelled Mercedes to place canine feces in her mouth as he screamed at her, authorities mentioned.

On one other event, she mentioned Ruiz put a sock soaked in urine into the lady’s mouth — after which pulled it out so aggressively that two of tooth got here out, officers mentioned.

Mendoza additionally alleged that Ruiz repeatedly struck her daughter with belts and his fingers, which have been coated in rings.

Ruiz instructed police that Mendoza was the one who dished out the horrific abuse, authorities mentioned.

He claimed he solely slapped the little lady “on the ass” and accused the sufferer’s 6-year-old sister of pulling out her hair, they mentioned.

Mercedes’ sister was interviewed by police individually and gave statements that have been according to that of her mother, police mentioned.

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