'Jessie Slaughter' Dad Charged With Child Abuse

The father of a Florida seventh grader whose profanity-laced video prompted online death threats last year has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his daughter. Gene Leonhardt, 53, was charged by police in Marion County, Fla., with child abuse in the incident, which occurred last month. According to the police report, first reported on the website Smoking Gun, the girl said she had been arguing with her father when he "punched her, causing her to have a bloody and swollen lips." Leonhardt...Full Story
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