Father Who Allegedly Hid Teen Behind Fake Wall Appears in Court

Couple, who allegedly kept the teenager hidden in their Georgia home, stands before a judge on false imprisonment and child cruelty charges.
1:23 | 11/30/14

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37 year old Gregory gene and 42 year old Samantha Davis are charged with false imprisonment and child cruelty. For keeping his thirteen year old son Gregory junior captive in a hidden compartment inside there Clayton County home. Late Saturday Gregory junior reunited with his mother after four years with lots of hugs and many tears. In core we learned Davis is also accused of hitting the boy with his stick on his legs and backside. She shook her head and looked confused as the judge read those allegations. Jean spoke up in court when the judge brought up a previous arrest from 2006. Kunduz. And before the father told the judge she's from Haiti but as a US citizen who's been living and working in Clayton County for six years. He said the previous case was dismissed because of mistaken identity. There was a group. It ended in person. But Davis has been convicted before of child cruelty is still on probation from a case in Henry county and therefore not even eligible for bond. Gregory junior is okay. Now re connecting with family he was able to Texas mother in Florida using a cell phone after police discovered amid a small attic space above the garage. The access was hit in behind towels and a piece of plywood in the back of a closet.

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