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Wyandotte Parents Arraigned on Child Abuse Charges

The couple is facing two counts of child abuse of scalding the feet of their two young children in a tub full of hot water, according to police.

A Wyandotte couple accused of forcing their two young children to stand in steaming hot water for so long that the youngsters' feet were severely burned were arraigned on two counts of child abuse Wednesday.

Erica Anne Bohn, 24, and Brandon Edward Soules, 28, were expected to turn themselves into police early this week, according to Wyandotte Police Chief Daniel Grant.

The couple, who Grant said were in northern Michigan over the weekend, failed to do so.

Grant said they received a tip Tuesday night that Bohn was being released from the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital emergency room. They arrested her at about 1 a.m. Wednesday just before she was discharged.

Police arrested Soules on Wednesday afternoon after Ecorse police took him into custody.

Bohn and Soules were arraigned Wednesday before 27th District Judge Randall Kalmbach. Each are charged with two counts of child abuse, a 10-year felony. Bond was set at $20,000/10 percent for Bohn and $30,000/10 percent for Soules.

A preliminary examination is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at 27th District Court.

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Ashley Saunders December 06, 2012 at 09:09 PM
They need to throw the book at these two, I am very glad they are both in custody. It is a very sad world we live in, and it is time people who mistreat and abuse children get punished to the full extent of the law.
Melanie December 07, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Absolutely disgusting. They need to be sentenced and have to stand in scolding hot water for the duration. Poor babies. Sorry excuse for a mother.
Christy Warnke December 07, 2012 at 01:15 AM
You losers!!!! You don't deserve your children!!
pill hater December 07, 2012 at 02:39 AM
Wow...I can't believe little boner..Brandon souls from wyandotte..Jason Johnson's little brother..how dare you let pills get the best of you..oh well you are about to get what you got comin to you..I feel sorry for you bro..people in prison don't like child abusers
Amanda scobie December 07, 2012 at 03:39 AM
I am soo beside myself at the nastyness that exists among us in this world today... Thank god the so called parents are in custody! They do need to throw the book at them and give them the very respect they forced upon their innocent babies :(.
d December 07, 2012 at 03:57 AM
Boner lol I remember we used to call him that
pill hater December 07, 2012 at 05:32 AM
If you dont remember boner, you were not a part of the circle..period..it just sucks that he had to do this to his kids
d December 07, 2012 at 06:24 AM
It does suck . I just seen him the other day he didn't look to good
Audra December 07, 2012 at 12:19 PM
It is such a sad situation. They live across the street from me and we see so much happen at that house. Police, ambulances, they lose the 2 year old. It's very upsetting to my kids. I don't understand how anyone could do this. Don't know why the grandparents have let it go this far. I hope this is the last of the abuse for those poor little kids.
miranda December 07, 2012 at 07:10 PM
Shes a nasty scumball pilled out played out bum.Too many times I seen erica pilled out and in danger and unaware of surroundings.just pray they get longest sentence and find sobriety else there nothing to society.
miranda December 07, 2012 at 07:17 PM
& since when did boner/bb/brandon ever look good? Hes always been a drugy.he was always stoned out an clueless in high school.
Jim Rutkowski December 07, 2012 at 07:56 PM
The more serious question now is what will happen to these two children. Their parents are totally unfit to care for them and hopefully they will spend a long time in prison. The grandparents are only slightly better as they sat by and allowed this abuse to continue for four years. They should be charged as well. With so many childless couples out there who could provide a loving and caring home, adoption seems like the best option. However, the courts are unlikely to terminate parental rights. Thus, they may languish in foster care. So sad.
Bird December 08, 2012 at 09:26 AM
This really upsets
Brad M. December 10, 2012 at 04:49 AM
its doner/doney ppl not boner its what his mom called him! and none of you were a part of the "circle" a shame that this happnd to the kids and that pills got the better of bb! erica is a waist of human space that drug bb down that low he used to b a good dad n good friend i agree they dont deserve there kids and get the book chucked at them but i really grew up with him n dont kno any of u ppl ( brad m)
Valeri Mcgrane December 11, 2012 at 11:22 PM
i was the circle and its sad how quickley you can all turn your backs on BB. your all throwing rocks from glass houses. i love my little brother andonly hope the best for you......Val Rulz
Shellie Cade December 12, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Val I would not call it turning our backs!! Its a very very sad situation and I feel terrible for these kiddos... who wil now have to be with out their parents because they choose to let pills take over none made that decision but them! I to was a part of the so called circle but had kids young and have been to busy being mom to my kiddos... ohh and raising everyone elses kids because its easier for them to be "crappy" parents and party their hearts out... I am shocked to see u calling everyone out on turning their backs on bb with out seeing how serious of a situation this is... he could have really physically harmed his kids ... (more then they were) he needs to get his crap together. So no one is throwing rocks val he did this he deserves to suffer the consiquences for his actions ... (p.s u know I love u. Happy late bday because u never text me back!!)

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