Camillus, N.Y. - A Camillus mom is arrested after abusing her 11 year old son.
Onondaga County Sheriff 44 year old Susan Orendorf faces several charges after she allegedly handcuffed her son to a bed frame, forced him to sleep on the floor
and withheld food from him for a significant period of time. The 11-year-old was further strangled and subjected to forcible touching of his genitals, to "discipline, abuse and degrade" him. She is accused of doing these acts in front of her 6-year-old daughter. The boy was malnourished was taken to hospital.
Onondaga County Department of Children and Family Services have since taken custody of the children.
Orendorf faces the following charges:
- Strangulation in the 2nd degree
- Unlawful imprisonment in the 1st degree
- Forcible touching
- Two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.