Cayenne Pepper Trial

A local woman is on trial accused of rubbing cayenne pepper in a little girl's open wounds.

Deshanta Lee faces child endangering and felonious assault charges. Lawrence Ladson is also faces the same charges but his trial is delayed until lee's trial is over. Investigators say Ladson and Lee made a mixture of vaseline and cayenne pepper and rubbed it in the 5 year old's wounds.

Ladson told police he punished the girl because she was being disrespectful.