LOUISA, VA (WWBT) – A motions hearing has been set for the Louisa grandfather accused of torturing his 8-year-old granddaughter.
Ronald Jewell is charged with child abuse and cruelty.
According to reports, his granddaughter was bruised, had hair ripped from her head, and had a broken foot.
Jewell's wife, Laura, also faces charges of felony child neglect, cruelty and malicious wounding.
The motions hearing is scheduled for September 3. Prosecutors want a joint trial with Jewell's wife.