Police: New charges in the case of Iowa teen death

PERRY, Iowa – Police say three people have been indicted in the death of a 16-year-old central Iowa girl weighed just 56 pounds at her death.

Sabrina Ray’s body was found May 12 in the Perry house that she shared with her adoptive parents, who were responsible for 17 May.

The police said Wednesday that the girl could no longer walk, talk or eat, after the “drop-kicked” by her 21-year-old adopted brother down the basement stairs weeks before her death. The brother of Justin Ray Dale, is charged with two counts of willful injury and two counts of child endangering.

A cousin, the 20-year-old Josie Raye Bousman, is charged with complicity in the abuse.

The teenager’s grandmother, 62-year-old Carla Bousman, is facing several charges, including aiding and abetting kidnapping, child abuse resulting in death and obstruction.

No lawyer is listed for the three in online court records.

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