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      Update: Mother and Boyfriend Charged in Campbell Co. Tattoo Case

      Melissa Delp

      Campbell Co., VA - Melissa Delp, the mother of the two girls investigators say were tattooed, is facing malicious wounding and felony child neglect charges.

      Investigators say Delp did nothing to stop her boyfriend, Daniel Janney, from attempting to remove the tattoos by burning the girls with a hot razor blade.

      Janney is also charged with malicious wounding and child neglect.

      Alexander Edwards, the man investigators say gave the girls the tattoos, is charged with abduction, malicious wounding, and child neglect.


      Campbell Co., VA - Campbell County investigators say two girls were tattooed, now their mother's live-in boyfriend is the second man charged in the case.

      According to jail records Daniel Janney is being held for malicious wounding and child abuse and neglect. A search warrant says one of the girls told investigators Janney used a hot razor blade to burn the tattoos off of her and her sister.

      Alexander Edwards is the man deputies say gave the girls the tattoos. Edwards is charged with abduction, malicious wounding, and child neglect.