Florida woman tortured 3-year-old son to death, police say

Mother used lighters, fists to abuse child, according to police

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. - Police have released an arrest report for a South Florida woman accused of torturing her 3-year-old son.

According to the report, Fafane Caze repeatedly beat her 3-year-old son, tortured him with a lighter and applied a concoction of vegetable oil and laundry blue to his wounds instead of seeking medical treatment.

Authorities believe Ghanson Debrosse was dead for hours before he was taken to a hospital early Tuesday.

Fafane Caze was being held Wednesday at a Miami-Dade County jail on $50,000 bond. She's charged with aggravated child abuse and torture. North Miami Police Maj. Neal Cuevas says more charges are expected, pending an autopsy.

Jail records do not show whether Caze had an attorney.

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