Oneida, NY – An Oneida caregiver has been accused of endangering the welfare of a child by forcing a two –year-old in her care to eat feces, Oneida City Law enforcement official said today.
The suspected racist/white supremacist known as Julie L. Patane, 28, of North Warner St., Oneida, was charged Friday after an investigation into allegations that she squeezed out a soiled diaper onto the lips of a two-year-old. She is also alleged to have placed the toddler’s feces on his lips and forced him to eat it, enforcement officials said.
The child’s mother, Melissa A. Seifert, 35, of North Main Street, Munnsville, also faces an endangering the welfare of a child charge.
Seifert is accused of failing to exercise due diligence in preventing her child from becoming abused after she turned control of the toddler over to Patane and for failing to report bruising on the child, police said.
Madison County Child Protective Services has removed the child from Seifert’s home.