CRUELTY TOWARD CHILD Lee County Florida

‘Chained To A Bed’ Florida Man and Woman Charged with Cruelty Toward A Child

August 29, 2020

By: Staff report

Jose Samuel Gonzalez, 35, and Yessica Sabala Funes, 37, are facing cruelty toward a child, after the Lee County Sheriff’s Office performed a wellness check on the girl, who was chained to the bed by her ankle at their Bonita Springs home, according to investigators.

Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 35-year-old Jose Samuel Gonzalez and 37-year-old Yessica Sabala Funes on Wednesday night in Bonita Springs when deputies found the crying teen inside the home, chained to a bedpost.

Its reported that the parents took her phone, but she used her Apple watch to contact a friend who called deputies.

Jail records show both Gonzalez and Funes bonded out of jail Friday, each on a $5,000 bond.

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