Bond set for trio accused in abuse of 10-year-old Dayton boy

DAYTON — Bond was set for three people facing charges in the abuse of a 10-year-old Dayton boy who died earlier this month.

Al-Mutahan McLean, 30; his fiancee Amanda Hinze, 28; and her sister Jennifer Ebert, 24; are all charged with four counts of endangering children, according to court records.

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McLean also is facing two counts of felonious assault and one count of rape.

Bond was set at $1 million for McLean and at $500,000 each for Hinze and Ebert.

Not guilty pleas were entered for all three Tuesday morning during their arraignments. They are scheduled to be back in court Jan. 15.

Dayton police and medics responded to a Kensington Drive home on Dec. 13 home after McLean reported that his 10-year-old son, Takoda Collins, was unresponsive.

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Collins was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The child had bruises and cuts all over his body, according to court documents.

“Takoda was kept in a dirty, locked, dark attic and abused daily over the course of several years,” read an affidavit and statement of facts. “The interviews also revealed that Takoda was held underwater and gasping for breath prior to succumbing to his injuries.”

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