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Tampa couple charged with sexually abusing 7-year-old child

Posted: 4:11 PM, Dec 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-02 17:23:05-05
Federal agents arrested a Tampa couple accused of sexually abusing a seven-year-old child from Orlando.
 
According to federal documents obtained by ABC Action News, the child's father is accused of allowing it to happen.
 
Agents arrested Richmond McDonald, 39, and Shauna Boselli, 24, of Tampa on Thursday.
 
A federal arrest warrant describes a very dark tale where McDonald met the child's father on a porn site.
 
The father, who’s accused of abusing his own child, expressed interest on sites of having others do the same.
 
A 21-page report outlines conversations between the child's father and McDonald using several social platforms, including KIK.
 
In July, the child's father planned a trip to Tampa where he met McDonald and Boselli for a sexual encounter which started at Lowry Park Zoo.
 
One message obtained by federal agents read, "Break the ice at the zoo... don't force anything… and by the time we get to the house, you'll be her idols." 
 
The father later told detectives, after meeting at the zoo they went for ice cream then to McDonald's home where the couple abused his daughter.
 
The report stated the father watched the abuse take place.
 
But the relationship didn't stop there.
 
The father and daughter stayed at a local hotel where McDonald and Boselli visited a day or two after the initial encounter.
 
During interviews with detectives, the father said McDonald also showed him child pornography and admitted to performing sexual acts on other children.