Episode 97: Teghan Skiba (Part 2)

Last week, I told you the first part of the story of Teghan Skiba, who was left to live in a shed in Smithfield, North Carolina for a week in July of 2010. During that week, her mother’s boyfriend, 21-year-old Jonathan Richardson, subjected the four-year-old to every imaginable form of physical, psychological, and sexual torture. When she became unresponsive on July 16, 2010 after a blow to the head, Jonathan took her to the emergency room with injuries so severe and horrifying that one nurse physically attacked him.

This is the story of a four-year-old girl who loved the color purple, spending time with her grandparents, and fingerpainting. It’s also the story of her torture at the hands of a sadistic young man who spent ten days breaking Teghan’s mind, body, and spirit, only stopping when Teghan’s body gave out after suffering countless bruises, welts, broken bones, lacerations, and human bite marks.

This is part two of the horrific story of Teghan Skiba.

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Episode 96: Teghan Skiba (Part 1)

In July of 2010, Helen Reyes left for Army reserves training, leaving her boyfriend of six months, 21-year-old Jonathan Richardson, to care for her four-year-old daughter, Teghan Skiba. Over the next ten horrendous days, Jonathan kept Teghan confined in a shed on his grandparents’ property in Smithfield, North Carolina and subjected the four-year-old to every imaginable form of physical, psychological, and sexual torture. When she became unresponsive on July 16, 2010 after a blow to the head, Jonathan took her to the emergency room with injuries so severe and horrifying that one nurse physically attacked him.

This is the story of a four-year-old girl who loved her family, Disney princesses, and playing outside on sunny days. It’s also the story of a demented young man who, for whatever unfathomable reason, spent ten days in a shed torturing a little girl whose body only gave out after suffering countless bruises, welts, broken bones, lacerations, and human bite marks.

This is part one of the horrific story of Teghan Skiba.

Photos related to today’s episode can be viewed on Facebook and Instagram.

You can also follow the podcast on Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and TikTok.

My Linktree is available here.

Please help make the show my full-time gig to keep the weekly episodes coming! By supporting me on Patreon, you’ll also access rewards, including a shout-out by name on the podcast and exclusive gifts. Pledges of $5 or more per month access ad-free versions of my regular Wednesday episodes (starting with episode #88). Pledges of $10 or more per month access a small but growing collection of Patreon-exclusive bonus minisodes!

This podcast is researched, written, hosted, edited, and produced by Laine.

For more stories like this one, visit Suffer the Little Children Blog.

Music for this episode is from Audio Jungle.

Subscribe to Suffer the Little Children on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spreaker, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, or your favorite podcast listening platform.