De Soto mother Rachel Perez convicted in shocking child abuse case
Photos of those involved in the Rachel Perez child abuse case. Perez is now serving a 102-month sentence after pleading guilty to child abuse and attempted second-degree murder for leaving her 6-year-old son in the attic of her home in De Soto last August.
Photo by Nick Krug
The De Soto home where Rachel Perez lived with her three children prior to her arrest on August 17, 2010. Perez was convicted in a horrific child abuse case after Johnson County authorities found her emaciated, malnourished son in the attic.