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6-YO Girl Stabbed by Mother

Posted by Sandra On June - 29 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

A 6-year-old girl is in critical, but stable, condition at All Children’s Hospital after her mother allegedly stabbed her. Ashley Parker, 29, was taken into police custody after officers arrived at 2109 Leon Ave. in Sarasota about 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Police said the child’s grandparents found her lying on a floor in the hallway, wrapped in a pink blanket that covered up stab wounds to her stomach and leg. READ MORE HERE

Family Killed In Murder-Suicide On Father’s Day

Posted by Sandra On June - 23 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Family Killed In Murder-Suicide

AAbY0JGROY, Utah — Relatives got a hint something was amiss with a Utah family killed in a murder-suicide when the couple and two young children failed to show up for a planned Father’s Day visit. Police say 29-year-old Russell Smith shot and killed his wife and two young children before turning the gun on himself Sunday at their home in Roy, about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. A relative discovered Smith’s body, along with those of his wife, 26-year-old Shawna Smith, and their children, 6-year-old Tylee and 2-year-old Blake, that night. READ MORE HERE

Man Faces 2nd Degree Murder Charges

Posted by Sandra On June - 20 - 2015 Comments Off on Man Faces 2nd Degree Murder Charges
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Mississippi – On June 9, at 2:39 a.m. a 911 came in about a house on fire on Hwy. 370, near Brice’s Cross Road. The first Lee County Sheriff Department’s deputy arrived at 2:46 a.m. with the fire department close behind. But that proved too late for 7-year-old Savannah Floyd, who was officially pronounced dead at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital June 14. “The fire was at 500-600 degrees and that was going on the entire time this child was in there,” said Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson. READ MORE HERE

Teen Charged With Killing 2-YO

Posted by Sandra On June - 15 - 2015 Comments Off on Teen Charged With Killing 2-YO

635696932463465149-toddlerMINNEAPOLIS – A 17-year-old Minneapolis boy is charged with second-degree murder in what prosecutors are describing as the extremely violent murder of his girlfriend’s toddler. The teen was charged in a juvenile petition Monday in the beating death of the 2-year-old girl, who died from complications of internal injuries June 10. KARE 11 is not naming the defendant because he has not been certified to be tried as an adult, although that is expected to happen. In Hennepin County it is presumed that suspects who are 16 or 17 years old will be prosecuted in the adult system unless there is an overriding reason to keep the matter in juvenile court. READ MORE HERE

5 Stabbed; 2 Brothers Killed

Posted by Sandra On June - 14 - 2015 Comments Off on 5 Stabbed; 2 Brothers Killed

2 killed, 3 injured in York Twp. home invasion
moore-brownpng-6ae0b64576b6f64aYORK TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN – An Indian River woman remains hospitalized after a vicious attack left her son and his half-brother dead and three others injured in York Township on Saturday. Vicki Moore, 31, received severe injuries when she and four others were stabbed during a home invasion at about 6 a.m. June 13 in the 9800 block of Crane Road, her uncle Bryce Moore said Sunday. Bryce Moore said the whole family is devastated by the attack, in which Vicki Moore’s son, Timber Brown, 12, and his half-brother Jon Brown, 26, were killed. READ MORE HERE

5 stabbed in York Township home invasion that killed 2, police confirm

Stepfather Charged With Capital Murder

Posted by Sandra On June - 10 - 2015 Comments Off on Stepfather Charged With Capital Murder

8004144_GAUBURN, Alabama – Auburn Police were notified that the 5-year-old girl who was a victim of aggravated child abuse has died as a result of her injuries. Caley Presley, 5, passed away at Children’s of Alabama hospital in Birmingham. The physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit pronounced her dead at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. “It has been a traumatic experience for all involved, but we are committed to bringing justice to Caley,” Capt. Lorenza Dorsey said, with Auburn Police. READ MORE  HERE


Abused 3-YO Boy Dies

Posted by Sandra On June - 6 - 2015 Comments Off on Abused 3-YO Boy Dies

Aiden Archer, 3, suffered numerous injuries, including suspected head trauma and 11 bite marks

aiden-archer-3WISCONSIN – A 3-year-old boy from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has died after he was found with serious injuries from suspected child abuse, including nearly a dozen human bite marks all over his body. Milwaukee police said Aiden Archer passed away Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital Monday after police responded to a report of a sick or injured person and found he had numerous injuries. A news release from police stated that the boy’s 24-year-old mother, Megan Scott, and her 27-year-old boyfriend, Maurice Snyder, were still in custody Wednesday after their arrests Tuesday. READ MORE HERE

If you see it, report it: Group gathers to remember Aiden Archer, who died as a result of child abuse

Charged: Two accused in connection with death of three-year-old Aiden Archer

First day in court: Bail set for couple facing child abuse

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Couple Charged With Murder

Posted by Sandra On June - 3 - 2015 Comments Off on Couple Charged With Murder

Couple’s 1-year-old daughter found unconscious, foaming at the mouth, bruised and had broken bones

2954735E00000578-0-image-a-47_1433351291688An Indiana couple is facing murder and neglect charges following the death of their 1-year-old daughter. Jessica, 32, and Matthew Wagoner, 31, were arrested Friday and charged on Monday with murder and neglect of a dependent resulting in death in connection with the death of their daughter, Zoey. One day before their arrests, authorities were called to the home where the couple lived about an unconscious child. According to court documents, Zoey had several bruises across her face and body, a cut to her forehead, and was foaming at the mouth when authorities arrived. READ MORE HERE



5-YO Abused, Starved to Death

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2015 Comments Off on 5-YO Abused, Starved to Death

POLICE: Dad, Stepmom in Custody

capture-20150527-214142PORT HURON, MI — In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Frank Hawkins got news no relative wants to hear. The Port Huron man sat on a stoop in front of 829 Oak St. after hearing that his five-year-old granddaughter — a child he described as “a beautiful little girl” — had died. “I’m just in total shock,” Hawkins said. “I need to go wake up my wife and tell her our granddaughter died.” Across the street, a boy wearing a backpack sat on his front porch and watched police come and go at the Oak Street home. And children walking to school or waiting for the bus looked around barricades to catch a glimpse of the home roped off with police tape. READ MORE HERE

2 adults in custody for 5-yo child’s death

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UPDATE: 5/29/2015

Hundreds mourn Mackenzie Maison at vigil

A crowd numbering in the hundreds of people spilled across two lanes of Oak Street Friday evening in Port Huron to mourn a little girl most of them didn’t know. Some wept openly as they held lighted candles for Mackenzie Maison, the 5-year-old found dead Tuesday at 829 Oak St. in Port Huron. Others held their children, maybe just a little closer than usual, as they watched pink and blue balloons float into the sky. Pink and blue were Mackenzie’s favorite colors. READ MORE HERE


Andrew Maison arraignment on child abuse, torture and murder charges


UPDATE: Body Found In Missing Child Case May Be Laynee Wallace

Posted by Sandra On May - 25 - 2015 Comments Off on UPDATE: Body Found In Missing Child Case May Be Laynee Wallace

Police believe body may be 2-yo Laynee Wallace

download (3)TOMPKINSVILLE, Kentucky –  BREAKING: KSP has confirmed that the body of Laynee Wallace has been found in a well in Barren County. The body is being take to Louisville for a thorough autopsy. The place Laynee Wallace was found is only a few miles from where she was living with her mother and Anthony Barbour, the prime suspect. Police say the property where the 2 year old was found belongs to the Barbour family. Anthony Barbour was arrested today at approximately 1:16 PM CST at the Temple Hill Volunteer Fire Department during a traffic stop. READ MORE HERE

Family Tortured and Murdered

Posted by Sandra On May - 23 - 2015 Comments Off on Family Tortured and Murdered

22daron-wintWASHINGTON — After a multi-state manhunt, authorities tracked the suspect in the deaths of a wealthy D.C. family and their housekeeper to a motel parking lot, trailing him and four others through a meandering route before arresting the emotionless ex-convict, officials said .Police have not detailed why Daron Dylon Wint — a welder who once worked for the victim — would want to kill 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos; his 47-year-old wife, Amy; their son, Philip; and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa. Three of the four had been stabbed or bludgeoned before their bodies were found in their burned mansion May 14. READ MORE HERE

Ex-con had help in slaying of rich family

Who is Washington murder suspect Darron Dellon Dennis Wint ?

D.C. murder suspect’s arrest record shows violent pattern


Duggar Admits to Molestation

Posted by Sandra On May - 21 - 2015 Comments Off on Duggar Admits to Molestation

Reality Star, Josh Duggar, Was Accused of Child Molestation

imagesIn an exclusive statement to PEOPLE magazine, Josh Duggar, his wife Anna, and his parents Jim Bob and Michelle are speaking out in response to reports that Josh was once accused of molesting five underage girls as a teen.  “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” Josh, 27, tells PEOPLE in a statement. “I confessed this to my parents who took several steps to help me address the situation. We spoke with the authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing, and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling. I understood that if I continued down this wrong road that I would end up ruining my life.” READ MORE HERE



Donna Scrivo Found Guilty of Murder, Dismemberment

Posted by Sandra On May - 20 - 2015 Comments Off on Donna Scrivo Found Guilty of Murder, Dismemberment

Donna Scrivo guilty in murder & dismemberment of her son

download (1)ST. CLAIR SHORES, Michigan – A jury has found the mom accused of strangling her son then dumping his body parts along a country road guilty on all counts. Donna Scrivo, 61, was charged with first degree murder, mutilation and improper disposal of a corpse. Scrivo faced some tough questions from the prosecutor on Monday. The woman from Macomb County claims someone else killed and dismembered her son. READ MORE HERE

2-YO Toddler Beaten to Death

Posted by Sandra On May - 18 - 2015 Comments Off on 2-YO Toddler Beaten to Death

Utah couple beat toddler to death

capture-20150518-215411A Utah mom and her boyfriend beat her 2-year-old son to death and smeared his dirty diaper in his face over a potty training accident, police said. Jasmine Bridgeman and Joshua Schoenenberger are in custody and charged with felony child abuse. Little James Sieger Jr. died Monday, two days after the alleged Saturday beating inside his Layton home, police said. READ MORE HERE

Missing Brother Found Deceased

Posted by Sandra On May - 11 - 2015 Comments Off on Missing Brother Found Deceased

Missing 5-year-old brother of ‘dumpster baby’ found drowned in Nebraska river: ARRESTS MADE

286D81F900000578-3077352-image-m-4_1431378181146The body of a missing five-year-old has been found after his adult brother was arrested for killing him and his mother and dumping their baby brother in a dumpster. Authorities said that Josue Ramirez-Marinero’s body was found stuck in tree branches on the east bank of the Elkhorn River in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday morning. His older brother, Roberto Martinez-Marinero, told cops last week that he’d thrown the boy off a bridge into the water about a mile upstream from where the body was eventually discovered.  At 11:30am on Monday, Omaha Fire Department divers recovered the body. READ MORE HERE




7-MO Shaken To Death

Posted by Sandra On May - 9 - 2015 Comments Off on 7-MO Shaken To Death

Babysitter arrested in death of 7-month-old

downloadOREGON CITY, Oregon — A 37-year-old babysitter was arrested Wednesday in the death of a 7-month-old who was in her care earlier this month, Oregon City Police Dept. said. Sarah Elizabeth Martin was arrested around 4:30 p.m. near her mother’s home in Oregon City. She was taken to Clackamas County Jail on first-degree manslaughter charges. She was later released after someone posted the legal minimum of 10% of her $250,000 bail. READ MORE HERE

Babysitter Arrested for Murder

Posted by Sandra On April - 29 - 2015 Comments Off on Babysitter Arrested for Murder

Babysitter arrested on manslaughter charge for death of infant

7614142_GOREGON CITY, OR – A woman babysitting a 7-month-old infant who suffered a skull fracture while in her care has been arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter, according to Oregon City police. Sarah Martin, 37, of Oregon City, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and booked in the Clackamas County Jail. READ MORE HERE

Dismembered Newborn Found

Posted by Sandra On April - 26 - 2015 Comments Off on Dismembered Newborn Found

Dismembered infant found in L.A. backyard

download (1)Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking local residents of Westmont to search their yards and trash cans after two children — about 5 and 9 years old — found dismembered remains, of a 1 to 3-day old infant, in their backyard Sunday morning. “The children’s mother said they were playing before church when they found the baby’s leg. The baby’s head was later recovered.” officials reported. READ MORE HERE

Newborn’s Body Parts Found in Westmont Back Yard

Girls Playing in South L.A. Home’s Yard Discovers Dismembered Infant’s Limb

California newborn’s body found dismembered


Woman Charged In Newborn’s Death

Posted by Sandra On April - 24 - 2015 Comments Off on Woman Charged In Newborn’s Death

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 Comments Off on Toddler Found Beaten to Death


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 Comments Off on Parents Wanted for Felony Abuse

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

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