Regina Shanta Terry, 33, accused of pouring hot oil on an entire family, including children. Victims transferred to burn unit. Mug shot via Mecklenburg County Jail.
A family in Charlotte, North Carolina are now recovering in a burn unit after a neighbor poured hot oil on them. Regina Shanta Terry, 33, is facing several charges including assault with a deadly weapon and maiming without malice after she attacked her neighbors, the McLeans. Police reports identified some of the victims as children.
Police arrived at the scene on June 18, after the suspect had already ran back into her house. Terry and the McLean’s apparently got into an argument and that’s when Terry went into her house, grabbed a cooking pot full of hot oil and poured it over the family.
Of the victims, one adult, Mary McLean and her three grandchildren had to be transported to the Chapel Hill’s Burn Center where they are still recovering. The child victims ages are 10, 8, 6 and 22 months.
Doctors at Chapel Hill say the attack will leave some of the children scarred for life.
When Terry was arrested, Chief Deputy Gulledge said that she already had outstanding including threatening others and failure to appear.
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