In Van Buren County two people have been charged with abusing an 11 year old boy. The boy was found by a passerby walking along a rural road at two in the morning. He said he wasn’t going back to the trailer he lived in because he was being beaten. Deputies say the boy had been whipped with a belt, chained to the floor, and was starving. Van Buren deputies have arrested the boys mothers boyfriend, 28 year old Randy Hamilton, and the boy friends mother, 46 year old Peggy Hamilton. They have been charged with child abuse and torture and are both being held on a million dollars bail each.