Pa. landlord accused of taping mom, kids

The Associated Press

HAZELTON, Pa. — A Pennsylvania landlord who police say used a surveillance camera hidden in a bathroom vanity to record a mother and her two children has been arrested.

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Christopher Shenyo, of Sheppton, faces charges including sexual abuse of children and invasion of privacy.

Hazelton police say Shenyo recorded the woman and children showering and using the toilet at their Hazelton rental property.

Forty-year-old Shenyo was arraigned Tuesday and is being held at the Luzerne County Prison because he couldn’t post bail.

The Hazleton Standard-Speaker reports ( ) Hazleton Cpl. David Rodick told the judge at the arraignment that while Shenyo faces “very serious charges,” additional counts could be filed as the investigation continues.

No lawyer was listed for Shenyo in online court records.