Life has not been easy for Elizabeth Thomas.
As you may recall, the Tennessee teen made headlines after being abducted by her teacher, Tad Cummins, back in March. While Miz Thomas has since been found and returned home to her family, it appears as though the 15-year-old had a rough upbringing before all of this drama.
On Wednesday, we learned that Elizabeth's mother was indicted on child abuse charges back in January 2016. Court officials have since confirmed to People that Kimberly Thomas is slated to appear in a Tennessee courthouse on May 12, in order to review her upcoming criminal trial. It's said Kimberly was indicted on four counts of misdemeanor child abuse and neglect, on top of one felony count of abuse on a child under the age of eight.
Thomas is accused of abusing five of her 10 children, including Elizabeth. Reportedly, the 48-year-old once hit the teen's head against