NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee mother was arrested after a witness recorded her wrapping a shoe string around her child’s neck to choke him and using a vice grip on his face, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department .
According to police, Denise McGee choked her 13-year-old son for “several minutes.” After that, she then “took a vice grip style tool and clamped it” on his cheek. She also used the tool to clamp it on the boy’s tongue.
A witness recorded the incident on video and reported it to police. McGee has been charged with Aggravated Child Abuse.