Delhi woman is arrested for torturing two children

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police arrested a woman who is accused of torturing two children in Delhi Township last month.

According to authorities, Melody Clayton, 41, tortured the children in her home in November.

Clayton burned a 12-year-old boy multiple times on his head, face and nose with a cigarette, according to court documents. In addition to the burns, the boy had broken teeth and a cut on his head.

Authorities say Clayton also broke several bones on a 17-month-old girl. The baby had cigarette burns on her foot and a cut on her head.

Clayton is charged with two counts of felonious assault and two counts of endangering children and being held on $60,000 bond.

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