'Missing' Boy's Stepmom Threatened to Make Him 'Disappear,' Court Told

Charlie Bothuell V, 12, was allegedly kept hidden in his Detroit family's basement.
2:15 | 07/11/14

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Transcript for 'Missing' Boy's Stepmom Threatened to Make Him 'Disappear,' Court Told
He makes our family whole. And we just want him home. But new information being revealed in the petition filed by Child Protective Services. Indicates little Charlie telling investigators. That not only did a step mom know he was in the basement because she's the one who forced him to hide downed air. She made threats once telling him. Unlike you I know -- the sharp knives are. As I can make it disappeared we had no knowledge that Mossad was in that -- but -- the allegations are true mr. Bothell has a lot to hide. Court records indicate that little child is telling investigators that his -- -- -- with a PVC pipes apart the dispute -- split. It was often to sort to sit or walk I'm a nurse particular people were living that's what I do and I take care -- -- which is what I've done -- cold -- But little Charlie who had been overweight has -- what some would certainly consider. An extreme workout plan for some adults -- a child. We're talking 100 pushups 200 sit -- 100 jumping jacks 25 arm -- on each arm with a 25 pound weight. And 5000 revolutions on the elliptical. All twice a day seven days a week and it didn't finish his work out under an hour he'd be in trouble. But little Charlie told investigators there were times it was and too much pain to complete his work out. Due to being hit with the PVC pipe on his -- This history in this family diabetes. So he's very concerned. Of this child being overweight. And he -- And he hadn't exercised. Charlie says that -- -- step -- Monique ordered him to hide in the basement she was angry with him because she thought he was lying about completing his work out. And told him if you don't want anything bad to happen. You better get out of my face I've got a place for you to go. And he says a step mom pointed to an area in the basement where he had to climb over a five gallon drum to get to. Little Charlie says after -- covered -- -- boxes he could hear her goal upstairs -- is dead and tellem Charlie is missing and she's looked everywhere for him. Right on the northbound in the basement I'm I'm I'm I'm shocked because I looked like I saved Detroit police look the FBI looked. Repeatedly been through had been in my house until 3 in the morning.

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