Raylee JoLynn Browning was an 8-year-old girl living in Hilltop, West Virginia with her family.
She lived with her siblings, her dad, 34-year-old Marty Browning, her step-mother, and her step-mother’s sister.
She tragically passed away on the day after Christmas last year, and what her family did to her is completely heartbreaking.
But it’s the abuse that Raylee suffered at the hands of her beauty queen step-mother and her wicked sister that’s the most upsetting about this whole case.
Facebook; Raylee is pictured on the left
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36-year-old Julie Dawn Titchenell was Raylee’s step-mother.
She had three other children of her own, but they have since been removed from her care.
She had competed in several pageants and even won the title of Miss Oak Leaf Festival.
Julie has been stripped of her title after everyone found out about what she did to Raylee.
Facebook; Raylee’s step-mother Julie is pictured above in a pageant sash and crown
When Raylee was 2-years-old, Julie’s sister Sherie Titchenell came to live with all of them.
According to police reports, Raylee’s dad, her step-mother, and Sherie all told investigators that Raylee started mutilating herself at the tender age of 2.
When you look at everything that happened to Raylee while in the care of her family, it will make you wonder if these adults are telling the truth about what happened during her sad and short life.
Facebook; Julie is pictured above with Marty after winning another pageant