Baby Bou Bou’s parents meet with agents from the FBI and GBI to discuss details of the incident. The parents recount states that officers on the scene did not let them see their son before he was taken to the hospital. They also comment that, after noticing the blood in his bed, they were told that he had lost a tooth. The father also stated that he was threatened with arrest when he pressed deputies about his son’s screams.
The family’s attorney stated that they were given no indication of the severity of the toddler’s condition until they later arrived at the hospital. And that, despite accounts from officers on the scene, the room was not as dark as indicated because the television was on, providing illumination.