New disturbing details have been revealed in the Illinois parents’ murder of 5-year-old AJ Freund.
The couple reportedly killed Freund after he soiled himself and tried to hide it from them. He was reportedly beaten and forced to stand in a cold show for 20 minutes before eventually being killed and buried in a shallow grave.
JoAnn Cunningham and Andrew Freund Sr. have both been charged in the crime. Cunningham, 36, was charged with five counts of first-degree murder, four counts of aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated domestic battery and one count of failure to report a missing child or child death, while Freund Sr. was charged with five counts of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery, one count of aggravated domestic battery, two counts of concealment of a homicidal death and one count of failure to report a missing child or child death.