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UPDATE: Charges amended against mother of dead teen

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Zaryl Bush Zaryl Bush
Teddy Foltz Teddy Foltz
Shaine Widdersheim Shaine Widdersheim

STRUTHERS, Ohio - Charges have changed against the mother of a 14-year-old boy who died after suffering head trauma.

Shain Widdersheim, 32, mother of Theodore "Teddy" Foltz, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on charges of complicity to commit murder and complicity to commit rape.

Those complicity charges quickly changed to second-degree child endangering.

Widdersheim's ex-boyfriend Zaryl Bush, 43, was charged with murder in the boy's death and appeared in Struthers Municipal Court Wednesday morning for his arraignment. Bush is held on a $1 million bond.

He waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Struthers Municipal Court with a court-appointed attorney by his side.

Teddy was taken to Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley on January 21st after he suffered head trauma and frost bite then died five days later at St. Elizabeth Health Center after being taken off life support. The Mahoning County Coroner's Office determined Wednesday he died from head trauma.

Detectives say they weren't notified of his injuries until two days after he was taken to the hospital.

Police also say that Teddy's twin 10-year-old brothers were removed from the home by Mahoning County Children Services on Thursday.

It's believed abuse had taken place in the home during that past three years during which time, detectives report, Bush ran the home like a "boot camp" and isolated the family from outside friends and famly.

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