Gary Cramer of Bridgeton and the women are each charged with aggravated sexual assault and child endangerment. The women’s names have not been released to protect the children.
Sharon McDonough admits she abused her children and dozens of pets, sometimes torturing dogs and cats in the presence of her young daughters in a home that her son called “a concentration camp for the animals.”
Nechemya Weberman pleaded innocent at his arraignment to charges of criminal sex act, rape, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.
The four-judge panel said the trial judge should have let jurors hear the testimony of a married couple who said the girl told them she made up the story.
Kassandra Fields-Ralph is charged with lewdness, child endangerment and theft.