MADISON — A fund has been created to help the 15-year-old Madison teen whose family is accused of locking her in the basement without food or a bathroom.
The biological family has created a trust fund, referring to the teen by her initials. “A trust has been established which will be used for enriching and enhancing the quality of SLC’s life. Especially supplemental and extra health care not otherwise available, as well as educational expenses, and to bring new, positive enjoyment and new, positive experience to her life,” cousin Tanya Hansen said.
There are several ways to donate.
Building the Future for SLC Trust
Marine Credit Union
P.O box 510
Waupun, WI 53963
By Pay Pal:
At any Marine Bank location.
Made payable to: Building the Future for SLC Trust
The teen’s father, Chad Chritton, stepmother Melinda Drabek-Chritton, and stepbrother Joshua Chritton appeared in court Thursday on a slew of charges. In a stomach-churning criminal complaint, prosecutors say the teen was kept in the basement of their Madison home without food or a bathroom. An alarm system notified the family if she tried to escape. When found, the 15-year-old weighed just 70 pounds. Her 18-year-old stepbrother is accused of sexually abusing her for years. The entire family is accused of frequently beating the girl.
The teen is now in state custody where the Dane County District Attorney says the girl is doing “fine,” but provided no other details of her condition.