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Woman Charged In Newborn’s Death

Posted by Sandra On April - 24 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Woman charged in death of newborn found in employee desk at work

7561420_GMICHIGAN – Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has announced charges against a mom they say gave birth to a baby boy and then put him inside a bag, causing his death. The Wayne County Prosecutor announced charges Friday against 25-year-old Kimberly Pappas in relation to a newborn boy found dead inside a desk drawer in March. The press release says Pappas gave birth to the boy in the bathroom of Ceva Logistics. Worthy said she then put the boy inside a plastic bag and then inside a tote bag near her desk. READ MORE HERE

Toddler Found Beaten to Death

Posted by Sandra On April - 23 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS


Taylor-Lynn-FastUpdate: The boyfriend of the mother in question was a person of interest. Now it has been confirmed that he is in police custody in connection with the death of her child. His name has not been revealed, pending formal charges.

A Missouri woman has been charged with with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child after her 17-month-old daughter was found dead Sunday morning. Local police are saying it’s one of the worst cases of child abuse they’ve ever seen. The child’s mother, 21-year-old Taylor Lynn Fast, called 911 to say her daughter Layla had been bitten by a spider. However, when officers arrived at her home, it was blatantly apparent that the infant’s injuries couldn’t have been caused by an insect bite. Instead, they found the little girl dead and covered with bruises. READ MORE HERE

Parents Wanted for Felony Abuse

Posted by Sandra On April - 18 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Parents Wanted For Felony Child Abuse

7499454_GMOUNDS, Oklahoma – Authorities in Creek County are looking for a couple wanted for child abuse and neglect after finding a malnourished infant in cardiac arrest. Mounds Police say Cody and Amanda Haynes are wanted for felony child abuse by injury and four counts of child neglect. Cody Haynes could be armed and dangerous, a news bulletin states. READ MORE HERE

Man Charged In 18-MO’s Death

Posted by Sandra On April - 14 - 2015 Comments Off on Man Charged In 18-MO’s Death

9-YO Girl Kidnapped, Raped, Pregnant by ISIS Militants

Posted by Sandra On April - 12 - 2015 Comments Off on 9-YO Girl Kidnapped, Raped, Pregnant by ISIS Militants

2760632000000578-3035577-Released_An_elderly_man_is_being_cared_for_by_peshmerga_troops_w-m-3_1428831220782A nine-year-old girl is pregnant after suffering horrific sexual abuse at the hands of Isis militants in northern Iraq, aid workers report. The Yazidi girl has recently been released after nearly a year as a prisoner in the Islamic State, where women and young girls from the religious minority are known to be kept as ‘sex slaves’. Earlier this week, more than 200 Yazidi women, children and elderly were released near Kirkuk, northern Iraq after being taken by Isis militants last June. READ MORE HERE


Boston Marathon Bomber Guilty

Posted by Sandra On April - 9 - 2015 Comments Off on Boston Marathon Bomber Guilty


StoryAfter weeks of hearing some of the most horrific, gut-wrenching details of what happened on April 15, 2013 when two pressure-cooker bombs detonated in the middle of crowds of spectators at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, it was time to render the verdict. After hearing arguments that the younger of the Tsarnaev brothers was a pawn being used by his older brother for political gain, it was time to deliberate. The future of a young man who was not even old enough to buy alcohol in this country was in their hands. READ MORE HERE


Tsarnaev guilty of all 30 counts in Boston bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Boston Marathon bomber found guilty

Tsarnaev guilty on all 30 charges in Boston bombing

CA Police Hunt for Predator Who Kidnapped, Injured 2-YO Child

Posted by Sandra On April - 6 - 2015 Comments Off on CA Police Hunt for Predator Who Kidnapped, Injured 2-YO Child

Kidnapped 2-yo girl found naked, injured, in shock

capture-20150406-222225California – A 2-year-old girl who was found alive hours after getting abducted from a Los Angeles County car wash was discovered naked and in shock, witnesses said. The girl was found sitting alone next to a dumpster outside a Cudahy burger joint Thursday, just two hours after she disappeared while screaming for her mother at a Gardena car wash. Police initially said the girl was “okay.” They have since said she was injured during the attack. They declined to describe her injuries and are no longer identifying her publicly. READ MORE HERE

Police release new video of suspect’s car

5-MO Baby Killed by Abuse

Posted by Sandra On April - 5 - 2015 Comments Off on 5-MO Baby Killed by Abuse

27416A3800000578-3024659-image-a-47_1428078478570A 25-year-old man has been charged with murdering his five-month-old daughter. Tomas Driukas was arrested after paramedics were called to his home in Birmingham in the early hours of Wednesday morning. His daughter was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital with breathing difficulties. The infant, who is believed to be a twin, died later that day after suffering ‘several injuries’, police said. Detectives arrested the baby’s parents on suspicion of murder yesterday. The couple had a young girl and twin babies, neighbors said. READ MORE HERE


Nationwide Manhunt for Couple

Posted by Sandra On April - 4 - 2015 Comments Off on Nationwide Manhunt for Couple


Manhunt underway for couple and five children after dead toddler, 3, and a critically ill baby are found in the family home

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Police said Friday that they’re trying to find a couple and five children who left a North Las Vegas home where a 3-year-old girl was found dead and a 4-month-old girl was so badly neglected by her 17-year-old mother that the child was hospitalized in critical condition. If Kellie Cherie Phillips, 38, and Jondrew Megil Lachaux, a 39-year-old ex-convict, aren’t in Nevada, they may be in the Los Angeles or Oakland, California, areas, North Las Vegas police Officer Aaron Patty said. Patty told reporters that Phillips and Lachaux were sought for questioning, and that no Amber Alert or arrest warrant had been issued. READ MORE HERE


Toddler Died Painful Death

Posted by Sandra On April - 3 - 2015 Comments Off on Toddler Died Painful Death

2732048200000578-3021210-image-a-30_1427887212964Queensland toddler Kyhesha-Lee Joughin was forced to use the room she was locked in as a toilet before dying in severe distress of internal injuries, a court has heard.Shocking allegations of the circumstances surrounding the three-year-old’s 2013 death were revealed on Wednesday as family friend who was charged with the toddlers manslaughter was granted bail. The bail hearing revealed that Kyhesha-Lee suffered blows to her stomach causing severe bowel damage- ultimately leading to her death.  Kyhesha-Lee was in the care of her father Matthew Lee Williamson and Christopher Arthur Neville Kent who have both been charged with manslaughter and child cruelty. Crown prosecutor Vicki Loury alleged the toddler also suffered a penetrative injury to her vagina three days before her death. READ MORE HERE

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Boy’s Cold-Case Murder

Posted by Sandra On March - 31 - 2015 Comments Off on Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Boy’s Cold-Case Murder

10917682_01_00_01_17_56666Thirty-three years after the lifeless body of a 6-year-old California boy was found at a construction site, authorities have arrested a convicted sex offender for the child’s murder. Jeffrey Vargo was last seen alive on July 2, 1981. He left his home on his bike to go to a fireworks stand in the city of Anaheim. His parents found his bike abandoned in an alley a few hours after he was last seen. The next day, two construction workers found his body at a construction site in the city of Pomona. READ MORE HERE



14-MO Baby Dies of Alleged Abuse

Posted by Sandra On March - 30 - 2015 Comments Off on 14-MO Baby Dies of Alleged Abuse

img-Three-Arrested-for-Child-AbuseBERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. —A little boy who was allegedly the victim of child abuse has died. 14-month-old Issac Arevalos was rushed to UNMH Wednesday after he sustained injures. Authorities haven’t decided if new charges will be filed against the suspected abusers. Investigators said Issac was a victim of child abuse after doctors found “bruising to the face and chest.” READ MORE HERE

Missing 5-YO Boy’s Body Found In Family’s Backyard Septic Tank

Posted by Sandra On March - 28 - 2015 Comments Off on Missing 5-YO Boy’s Body Found In Family’s Backyard Septic Tank

10561799_360842697453540_3128543986177417764_nVIRGINIA – Questions surrounding the death of 5-year-old Noah Thomas continue. After a search that began Sunday morning, the boy was found Thursday afternoon in a septic tank behind the family home on Highland Road in Dublin. Noah’s autopsy is complete. But the medical examiner is not releasing results at this time. Police say they got a hard and credible tip that they needed to look inside the 1,000-gallon septic tank behind the family home. READ MORE HERE

Mother Confesses to Killing Her Children, Put Bodies In Freezer

Posted by Sandra On March - 25 - 2015 Comments Off on Mother Confesses to Killing Her Children, Put Bodies In Freezer

26F5867900000578-3010032-Police_said_the_bodies_appeared_to_a_male_aged_approximately_11_-m-15_1427241492154MICHIGAN – The mother of two Detroit children whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their home was charged with child abuse Wednesday and could face more serious charges once investigators determine how the boy and girl died. Mitchelle Blair, 35, was arrested Tuesday after court officers serving an eviction notice at her home opened the freezer and found the bodies of her daughter Stoni Ann Blair and her son Stephen Gage Berry. The county medical examiner was hoping to conduct autopsies on the children’s bodies Wednesday but had to wait until they had fully thawed. The police, meanwhile, weren’t saying much about their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the children’s deaths and the conditions in the home near downtown Detroit, where Blair’s other two children had also been living. READ MORE HERE

Focus turns to mom after kids found in freezer

Reports: Detroit mom kept children’s bodies in freezer for years

Detroit mom admits to shoving 2 dead kids in freezer


Five Infants Bodies Found

Posted by Sandra On March - 21 - 2015 Comments Off on Five Infants Bodies Found

Four bodies found in freezer and one in portable cooler in French home

26D3532300000578-3003454-image-a-4_1426842646537Louchats, France — The bodies of five dead babies have been found hidden in a house in France – four in the freezer and one in a portable cooler. Police made the macabre discovery after a 40-year-old father called them at 7am in the town of Louchats, in the south west, close to Bordeaux. In what is believed to be the worst case of infanticide in the country this century, the farmer first of all said he had found a tiny body in the thermally insulated container, one normally used to keep cold drinks. READ MORE HERE


Three Young Children Murdered

Posted by Sandra On March - 20 - 2015 Comments Off on Three Young Children Murdered


Eh-Lar-Doh-Htoo-courtNORTH CAROLINA – A teen accused of killing three children with a machete faced a judge this afternoon in Craven County. Eh Lar Doh Htoo was charged with three counts of murder for the deaths of the 1, 5 and 12 year old brothers, while he is facing assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury for injuries to their mother. Htoo is a Burmese refugee, as were the victims. District Attorney Scott Thomas said the first appearance was delayed from this morning as they worked to get a translator that speaks the Karen dialect of Burmese. They received the okay to use an interpreter via a phone connection. READ MORE HERE

Pregnant Woman Attacked, Fetus Cut From Her Womb

Posted by Sandra On March - 19 - 2015 Comments Off on Pregnant Woman Attacked, Fetus Cut From Her Womb

26D1F99700000578-3003140-image-m-20_1426818142316Police in Colorado say a pregnant woman was stabbed and had her fetus cut from her womb after answering a Craigslist ad posted by the suspect for baby clothes. Authorities responded to a home in Longmont on Wednesday after a woman was heard inside screaming for help. Inside the home, police say they found a 26-year-old pregnant woman suffering from stab wounds to her abdomen. The victim told police her fetus had been cut out of her womb. READ MORE HERE

(PicturedMichelle Wilkins was due to be a mom in two months and was trying to buy baby clothes when her child was cut from her womb by a stranger)

A 911 call has been released in the case of a pregnant Colorado woman who police say had her unborn baby cut from her womb by a woman who allegedly posted a Craigslist ad for baby clothes.

Records: Woman accused of taking baby said she was pregnant

Police: Mother whose baby cut from womb is recovering

Suspect Dynel Catrece Lane, 34, being held on $2million bail at Boulder County Jail in Colorado

(Pictured Below: Suspect Dynel Catrece Lane, 34)











Couple Guilty of Child Rape

Posted by Sandra On March - 17 - 2015 Comments Off on Couple Guilty of Child Rape

David-and-Kathy-Oaks-3-16BROCKTON, Massachusetts —A Brockton couple pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a child in Brockton Superior Court Monday afternoon. The couple, David and Kathy Oaks, faced 38 charges between them of child rape and sexual abuse, according to police. The charges stemmed from activity that police said happened between 2000 and 2008. David Oaks was sentenced Monday to 15 to 20 years in state prison. Upon release, he will be placed on probation for 10 years and be required to wear a GPS monitoring device. READ MORE HERE

Kids Lived With Dead Grandpa

Posted by Sandra On March - 14 - 2015 Comments Off on Kids Lived With Dead Grandpa

5 Kids Found Living in Raw Sewage and Filth With the Decomposing Body of Their Dead Grandfather

capture-20150314-205551Two North Carolina parents have been arrested after five children -ages 9 months to 13 years – were found living in the couple’s filthy home along with the decomposing body of their dead grandfather. Jeremy Daniel Dishner, 39, and Melissa Kay Lynn Poole, 25, were each charged with five counts of misdemeanor child abuse after police found trash, dirty clothes and raw sewage in the home. The Department of Social Services is now looking into the case. One of the five children found at the couple’s home did not belong to either Dishner or Poole. READ MORE HERE

Man Faces 200 Rape Charges

Posted by Sandra On March - 13 - 2015 Comments Off on Man Faces 200 Rape Charges

Man Charged 200+ Counts Of Child Porn & Rape

michael_bickelPITTSBURGH, PA – An Aliquippa man has been charged with more than 200 counts of child rape, sexual assault and possessing child pornography. Michael Bickel, 24, faces 218 charges ranging from child porn to photographs of children engaging in sex acts on the computer to rape of a child. READ MORE HERE

3-YO Girl Raped and Killed

Posted by Sandra On March - 13 - 2015 Comments Off on 3-YO Girl Raped and Killed

Mom arrested after 3-year-old raped and killed

capture-20150313-223857It’s been a half year since 3-year-old Tatiana Emerson died of blunt-force trauma to the head and her 5-year-old brother, TrayVon Emerson, told police he was continually beaten by his mother’s boyfriend, Rhasean Lowry, 35. Lowry had been the only person charged in connection with the case — until Wednesday — when the children’s mother, Melanie Emerson, 22, was also charged. READ MORE HERE

9-MO’s Throat Cut With Saw

Posted by Sandra On March - 10 - 2015 Comments Off on 9-MO’s Throat Cut With Saw

Grandma cut 9-mo toddler’s throat with power saw 

downloadCHICAGO, Illinois – A 9-month-old girl has died after reportedly having her throat cut with a power saw in a Chicago home, authorities said. A 52-year-old woman related to the baby is in police custody at a hospital. Authorities said the woman cut the girl’s throat with a circular saw, apparently because she wouldn’t stop crying, the Chicago Tribune reported. The woman then tried to kill herself and was found by another relative, the newspaper reported. READ MORE HERE

Woman cut baby’s throat with power saw because of her cries

Chicago PD: Infant dead after throat cut with power saw

Baby’s throat cut with power saw, grandmother in custody


3-MO Had 17 Broken Bones

Posted by Sandra On March - 8 - 2015 Comments Off on 3-MO Had 17 Broken Bones

Father accused of severely injuring 3-month-old

download (1)BRENTWOOD, N.H. —A Newmarket man accused of beating his 3-month-old son and breaking several bones is being held on $100,000 bail. Jose Orta-Santana was charged with felony first- and second-degree assault. Investigators said the boy was taken to Exeter Hospital on Saturday after suffering a seizure. He was then airlifted to Boston, where doctors found evidence of two skull fractures and 17 broken bones, from his ribs to his toes, police said. READ MORE HERE

Woman, Child Murdered

Posted by Sandra On March - 6 - 2015 Comments Off on Woman, Child Murdered

Woman And Child Murdered, Bodies Found Inside Burned Car

burned-car-665x385NORTH CAROLINA – A woman, 22-year-old Asia Larose Brown, and her 2 year old son were found murdered inside a burned car in Greensboro, North Carolina, this week. Local police responded to a call at 3:30 p.m. upon reports of the two dead bodies being found on Thurston Avenue in Southern Greensboro. Authorities told reporters that the position in which the bodies found were “consistent with a homicide,” and that they had interviewed people of interest Sunday, “concluding that they had no murder suspects at that time.” READ MORE HERE



Dad Admits Raping 2-MO Son

Posted by Sandra On March - 3 - 2015 Comments Off on Dad Admits Raping 2-MO Son

Father admits raping his own 2-month-old son

Unknown Byline picture.....A 32-year-old man raped his 2-month-old infant son and sent footage of the attack to a pedophile ring, a trial in Norway has heard. The father admitted the offences yesterday at the start of what the prosecutor described as one of the most ‘serious abuse cases in Norwegian legal history’. He has been charged with two other men and two women with their involvement in a pedophile network which filmed their own children in sexual positions or acts. READ MORE HERE


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