A woman in Paw Paw has been charged in the torture and murder of her young stepdaughter.
Kate George, 31, was charged with murder on Wednesday, Sep. 5.
Michigan State Police troopers were called to a home in Almena Township a report of a three year-old girl who wasn’t breathing.
The child was George’s stepdaughter.
George was charged after evidence suggested the child suffered abuse and torture.
Two other children were removed from the home. Child Protective Services reports having responded to previous complaints involving George and her husband.
The child’s mother was in the process of attempting to gain custody of her daughter.