A father is jailed after his son says he was forced to live in a box

11:33 AM, Apr 4, 2013   |    comments
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GALVESTON, Texas (KPRC) -- The father of a 9-year-old boy who said he was forced to live in a wooden box sat in jail in Las Vegas.

David Wieseckel has been charged with unlawful restraint of a child and two counts of injury to a child.

Linda Schwan was charged with one count of unlawful restraint of a child and injury to a child.

"It was publicly released that the indictments has been handed down by the grand jury," said Adam Poole, Chief of the child abuse division for Galveston County District Attorney's office.

The case started in July of 2012 when the boy was reported missing and he said he ran away because he didn't want to be locked in his room.

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