Two charged in Hart Co. child cruelty case


HART COUNTY, G.A. (WSPA) – Two people have been charged in connection to a 2018 child cruelty case in Hart County.

The Hart County Sheriff’s Office charged Denny John Donald, of Canon, Georgia with felony cruelty to children in the first degree for his involvement in a child abuse case that happened in October 2018.

Deputies also arrested Kayla Renea Hill, of Royston Georgia, and charged her with reckless conduct in connection to the abuse allegations.

Kayla Hill was arrested in connection to the child abuse case. (Hart County Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies say the incident was reported to the Hart County Sheriff’s Office in February 2020 by a Police Department in Florida who is investigating allegations.

Donald has been incarcerated since November 2018 on previous drug charges.

Other allegations in the case are currently being investigated by the Hart County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Details on the case have not been released at this time.

The investigation is ongoing, and The Georgia Department of Family and Children Services are involved.

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