Invisible Children

2 children of Brenda Frazier

Content note: Case narratives include descriptions of severe violence inflicted on children, including abuse and neglect, sexual violence, torture, and murder, as well as mentions of suicide and domestic violence. They also include photos of victims and perpetrators of violence.

johnnie and ladonna stilwell
An 11-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl were tortured by their grandparents, LaDonna (right) and Johnny Stilwell, and their mother Brenda Frazier (not pictured), using an electric cattle prod. The boy was also locked in his room with a bucket for a toilet. The children were homeschooled.

The abuse came to light when the boy informed social services about it. The Stilwells and Frazier were charged with and convicted of child abuse. LaDonna Stilwell was sentenced to 15 years in prison, but her sentence was suspended. Johnny Stilwell was sentenced to 20 years of probation. Frazier was sentenced to 15 years of probation.

Date: November 2002
Enid, Oklahoma


Documents: Date:
Sheriff: family used cattle prod to discipline child 01-15-2003
Woman Pleads Guilty To Using Cattle Prod On Grandson 01-06-2004
Woman who used a cattle prod to discipline grandson faces life in prison 01-06-2004
Mother pleads guilty: Woman to be sentenced for allowing cattle prod to be used on her son, 11. 01-23-2004
Term suspended for child abuse 03-19-2004
Enid woman accused in cattle prod discipline gets probation 04-07-2004