Tulsa Man Charged With Child Abuse After Facebook Live Video - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

News: Crime

Tulsa Man Charged With Child Abuse After Facebook Live Video

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

A Tulsa man who was arrested last week after he posted a Facebook Live video that police described as being "really difficult to watch" was charged Friday with child abuse.

Ralph Hishaw, 32, is accused of broadcasting the 32-minute clip which allegedly shows him physically and verbally abusing his son, according to a police report. Tulsa County Court records state the boy is 5 years old.

6/6/2017 Related Story: Facebook Live Video Leads To Child Abuse Arrest Of Tulsa Man

Hishaw is charged with one count of child abuse by injury, child neglect and unlawful possession of a controlled drug, according to court documents.

Hishaw posted another video in which he was upset at some of the comments left on the first one criticizing his behavior, police said.

The boy had bruising on his back and told police his father had hit him on the back and slammed him down on the ground, according to police.

Police said Hishaw posted other videos that showed the exterior of the house which they used to identify its location and serve a search warrant. They said they found "deplorable living conditions" in the house. They wrote there was hardly any food in the house, that portions of the house didn't have a floor and that there was so much debris and trash in the front room they couldn't walk through it.

They said they found a bottle of what they believe to be PCP in a bed in one bedroom.

Hishaw remains in the Tulsa Jail in lieu of $102,500 bail.

Special Features

Bridge Tracker

How safe are Oklahoma?s bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

Fallen Heroes

The News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on The News On 6? Find it here!

Murrah Bombing Timeline

Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • Cold Cases

    Join Lori and local homicide detectives as they search for Cold Case clues.

  • Crime Survival Guide

    What can you do to survive a crime? Find advice for personal safety here.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.