[quote]According to an arrest affidavit, the boy told police that his mother, Amanda Joliff; her boyfriend, Richard Smith and the boy's sister had kept him locked in the room under Joliff's orders since early 2008./QUOTE]
I especially hate it when a parent forces a sibling to be part of the crime. So her life has to be severely affected even though she was not a victim. I guess it is almost as bad to just see it or know it is going on.
Just my opinions (and I have been wrong before)!