N.C. man cuffed boy to porch with dead chicken hung around his neck

N.C. man cuffed boy to porch with dead chicken hung around his neck

The trial for a Union County man accused of chaining an 11-year-old boy on a porch with a dead chicken around his neck is expected to start this week.

Multiple media outlets reported that the trial for Dorian Harper was expected to start Monday in Monroe.

Harper and his girlfriend, Wanda Larson, were arrested at [sic] a sheriff’s deputy found the boy in November 2013. Larson was the guardian for the boy.

Larson was a supervisor for the Union County Department of Social Services. …

Harper and Larson each face several years in prison if they are convicted of all charges. Both have pleaded not guilty.

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