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Shanda Vander Ark Husband Eric Ferguson: Meet Bullied Son Timothy Father

With the recent news of Shanda Vander Ark facing charges for the murder of her son, people globally have shifted their attention toward her husband, Eric Ferguson.

Shanda Vander Ark is an American citizen recently punished for abusing and murdering her 15-year-old son, Timothy Ferguson.

The 44-year-old woman was on trial for the murder and torture of Timothy, who died at their home on July 6, 2022.

Further, she and her older son, Paul, fed Timothy bread soaked in hot sauce and forced him into an ice bath as punishment.

Moreover, with Shanda Vander Ark’s punishment, curiosity regarding her husband is all over the internet.

Meet Shanda Vander Ark Ex-Husband, Eric Ferguson

With the tragic loss of Timothy, his father and the ex-husband of Shanda Vander Ark has been at the center of attraction.

According to the public defender, Fred, Shanda’s ex-husband and Timothy’s stepfather, was forced to move out after suffering from a stroke in January 2022.

At the time of alleged abuse in Michigan, Timothy’s father, Eric Ferguson, was in Florida.

Moreover, every attempt to reach Eric has proven unsuccessful, leaving many questions unanswered.

Shanda Vander Ark in her younger time wearing a red dress.
Shanda’s ex-husband Eric was Timothy’s biological father. (Source: Twitter)

Furthermore, the current whereabouts of the husband of Shanda Vander Ark is unclear.

Due to the lack of information about Timothy’s family, the community is struggling.

Moreover, according to the record of the Oklahoma juvenile court from 2012, Timothy’s legal guardian was his father.

Further, Shanda stated that she received a call from her ex-husband to take Timothy in as he would send him to child services.

Nevertheless, these situations serve as reminders of the crucial role of family during such tragic situations. 

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Details On The Trial Of Shanda Vander Ark

During the Muskegon County Circuit Court trial, Shana Vander Ark was found guilty of all charges on December 15, 2023.

The jury deliberated just over an hour before convicting her for the murder of Timothy Ferguson.

As autopsy determined the teenager died from malnourishment and hypothermia, the medical examiner ruled his death a homicide.

Moreover, a video showed Shanda becoming violently ill after seeing the photo of her son’s emaciated body.

Shanda Vander Ark wearing a black jacket during the trial.
Shanda Vander Ark was found guilty after two years of her son’s death.

She showed no sign of wanting to appear in front of the jury as it reached the verdict.

Further, Shanda’s attorney, Fred, argued his client did not grasp the harm she caused her son and did not know he was starving to death. 

However, a Muskegon County deputy prosecutor, Matt Roberts, disputed that notation.

He said she tortured her son by feeding him hot sauce, putting him in an ice bath, depriving him of sleep, and locking the refrigerator and food cabinet. 

“She killed him. She starved him to death,” Robert said.

Additionally, Shanda’s other son, 20-year-old Paul Ferguson, allegedly participated in the abuse and will face one count of first-degree child abuse. 

Nevertheless, the death of Timothy due to his mother, Shanda Vander Ark, and his older brother has shocked people globally.

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Shanda Vander Arks Current Husband: Adam Vander Ark

Shanda Vander married a man named Adam Vander Ark after divorcing Timothy’s father, Eric

She also had a son with Adam, who is currently 7 years old and lived with her in the family house.

Shortly after the arrest of Shanda, her current husband, Adam Vander Ark, filed for a divorce.

Shanda Vander Ark son wearing a black t-shirt.
Shanda Vander’s other son actively participated in the death of Timothy.

He also filed for the full custody of his 7-year-old son from Shanda.

Unfortunately, Adam died in February after a battle with leukemia, and the boy is currently living with other family members.

Nevertheless, it is heartbreaking to hear about the untimely death of Timothy because of his mother and brother.

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