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Western Oklahoma family accused of child abuse


Four members of one family in Major County are accused of abusing a girl from Africa.

According to court documents, Penny and Ardee Tyler of Fairview and their two children forced a 12-year-old girl to sleep outside and also tied her up with a rope.

Their son is accused of sexually assaulting her.

The family had adopted the girl and her four sisters from Africa.

After hours of testimony and many witnesses, a judge decided to keep the other four children in the Tyler's home pending the outcome of the trial.

2008 Nov 14