NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Authorities have announced additional charges against Joseph Myhre, of Collegeville, who is accused of abusing his children.
Charges were initially filed on April 7. Myhre is accused of beating and abusing his two children and shocking them with an electric dog collar repeatedly.
The new charges are in relation to the alleged assaults he committed on his wife, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.
The new charges are multiple felony counts of aggravated assault and strangulation; as well as unlawful restraint, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and possession of an instrument of crime and harassment.
Myhre was arraigned Thursday on these new charges. His bail was set at an additional $1 million. Myhre remains in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on a total of $2 million bail.
A preliminary hearing is set for May 1.
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