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Mother caught on video beating daughter with machete charged

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 3:08 PMShanna Monteith

The St Thomas Police have charged the mother who was caught on video beating her daughter with a machete.

Forty-four-year-old Doreen Dyer of Bath district in the parish was charged this morning with cruelty to a child.

Dyer was offered station bail and is scheduled to appear in court on October 11.

​The video, which has been circulating heavily on social media, shows the partially nude mother beating the girl violently with a machete while cursing expletives.

The police said their investigation revealed that the incident happened last year.