Deputies said the adults used duct tape to tie the kids to a chair,
put a towel over their heads and shocked them repeatedly with an
A half dozen Valencia County Sheriff's Deputies converged on
1519 Mario Drive in Los Lunas Friday.
Deputies said that inside the home, four children suffered.
The four children said to be tortured are a 3-year-old,
two 4-year-olds and a 6-year-old.
"These innocent children were treated like livestock,"
Deputy Sheriff Joe Martinez said.
A person familiar with the situation spoke with News 13 under
the condition that we disguise their identity.
"I've actually heard kids screaming, kid actually," the person said.
"I want to see them pay; I want somebody to pay for hurting those
Deputies caught Anthony Welker at the home early Friday evening.
He is the father of three girls who were in the home.
Welker wouldn't speak to cameras, but he led deputies to a park
where the mother of the girls, Kimberly Galczynski, was arrested.
The man investigators said was the most sadistic suspect,
Gerald Tunnell, not only shocked the children but also beat them with a belt, according to deputies.
Tunnell is not related to any of the children, but his girlfriend
Brenda Mundo is. Mundo is grandmother to the three girls and the guardian of the boy, who the children said, was abused the most.
All four adults are jailed on $1 million cash bonds, and have been
charged with child abuse, kidnapping and conspiracy.
The state has taken the children and put them in a safe place.
After they are convicted,people that torture children
should receive the exact same treatment for the
same amount of time as they put the
child / children though . Then put in with the worst most
violent criminals ever to see the inside of a prison cell.