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11-MO Boy Killed by Mother

Posted by Sandra On September - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

Mom charged after baby dies — has history of abuse

baby-micahSOUTH BEND, IN — MONDAY NIGHT UPDATE: Micahyah Crockett, an 11-month-old boy severely injured in what police suspect was a horrific act of abuse this weekend, has died in the hospital. His mother, Nyesha Crockett, has been charged in the death. Nyesha told police she used a shirt to smother the baby that she threw him on the ground and kicked and struck him. Metro Homicide says Nyesha sent text messages to the father: “Come get him before I hurt him,” “Good luck with everything,” “I hope you find your son,” and “OK, think I won’t?” READ MORE HERE

Father Beat 4-YO To Death

Posted by Sandra On September - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

Father charged with murder in beating death of 4-year-old son

dennis-price-mugINDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan police charged a father with murder in the beating death of his 4-year-old son. Preliminary charges against 29-year-old Dennis Price include murder, neglect of a dependent resulting in death and battery resulting in the death of a person less than 14 years of age. “It’s upsetting that happens anywhere, but its upsetting in this neighborhood,” said neighbor Anna Breding. READ MORE HERE

Rotherham Child Abuse Scandal

Posted by Sandra On August - 31 - 2014 Comments Off

Rotherham child abuse scandal: 1400 children exploited

imagesAt least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report has found. Children as young as 11 were raped by multiple perpetrators, abducted, trafficked to other cities in England, beaten and intimidated, it said. The report, commissioned by Rotherham Borough Council, revealed there had been three previous inquiries. Council leader Roger Stone said he would step down with immediate effect. Mr Stone, who has been the leader since 2003, said: “I believe it is only right that as leader I take responsibility for the historic failings described so clearly. Several staff described their nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of being thought as racist” The inquiry team noted fears among council staff of being labelled “racist” if they focused on victims’ descriptions of the majority of abusers as “Asian” men. READ MORE HERE

 

Rotherham child abuse scandal: The background

Rotherham Scandal: Sorry isn’t good enough. 

Rotherham sex abuse victim: I told police names of 250

Rotherham child sex scandal: chiefs who ignored abuse ‘must quit’

Rotherham abuse: Child abuse inquiry ‘delayed too long’

Man Accused Of Raping, Killing 10-MO Boy

Posted by Sandra On August - 24 - 2014 Comments Off

5680854-3x2-340x227AUSTRALIA — A man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 10-month-old baby boy burst into a roadhouse in Western Australia’s north with the baby, who was not moving, in his arms, a Perth court hears. Mervyn Kenneth Douglas Bell is on trial in the Supreme Court over the assault and murder of the infant, who the court has been told had injuries “literally from his head to his feet”. The court has been told Bell had driven the boy almost 1,000 kilometres from Broome to the Fortescue Roadhouse near Karratha in Western Australia’s north, where he sought help for the lifeless child, but the baby died a short time later. READ MORE HERE

Man Charged In 3-YO’s Murder

Posted by Sandra On August - 23 - 2014 Comments Off

Man charged with murder of 3-year-old girl

1408748633000-054619Police charged a Marshalltown man with murder in connection to a child abuse case that resulted in the death of a 3-year-old girl, authorities said. Brandon Michael Collins, 28, was charged with child endangerment (a Class-C felony), possession of a scheduled I substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree murder and child endangerment (a Class-B felony). Authorities responded to a report of an unresponsive child in the 900 block of South 11th Avenue in Marshalltown at about 2 p.m. Wednesday. READ MORE HERE

8-YO Boy Tortured to Death

Posted by Sandra On August - 19 - 2014 Comments Off

Boy was treated worse than ‘a prisoner of war’

article-2728898-20A31EFD00000578-278_306x423An eight-year-old boy was covered in pepper spray, forced to eat his own vomit, gagged and locked in a cabinet to silence his cries for help just days before his mother and her boyfriend allegedly beat him to death, according to court records published on Monday reports the Los Angeles Times. Gabriel Fernandez’s mother, Pearl, 30, and her boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, 34, abused ‘every inch’ of their child before his gruesome murder in May, 2013, a Los Angeles’ court was told by prosecutors. Prosecutors claim that ‘for eight straight months, Gabriel was abused, beaten and tortured more severely than many prisoners of war,’ – even writing his own suicide note – and convened the grand jury after repeated delays in setting up a preliminary hearing for Fernandez and Aguirre who are charged with murder. READ MORE HERE

Woman Charged With Murder

Posted by Sandra On August - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Woman charged with neglect, murder after baby dies

ziegenhagenYork County, Virginia – A 31-year-old woman was arrested and charged with child neglect and murder on Thursday in York County. Deputies from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence in the 80 block of Challenger Circle on Tuesday along with Emergency Medical personnel after receiving reports of an unresponsive toddler. The 16-month-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary autopsy results indicate the child died from strangulation. READ MORE HERE

Amish Girls Abducted, Raped

Posted by Sandra On August - 16 - 2014 Comments Off

Kidnap Suspects Sexually Assaulted Amish Girls

downloadThe two Amish sisters from northern New York who were kidnapped this week and then found safe a day later were sexually assaulted, the St. Lawrence County’s District Attorneys office told NBC News. Investigators believe suspects Stephen M. Howells II, 39, and Nicole F. Vaisey, 25 had planned the kidnapping using “coercion tactics” and knew ahead of time they wanted to take the girls, St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells told reporters Saturday. Howells and Vaisey are being held without bail on first-degree kidnapping charges in the abduction and could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted. Wells added that “there was the definite potential” for additional victims, and the suspects could be hit with more charges. READ MORE HERE

Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

Kidnappers of Amish girls carefully plotted crime

Hermon pair arrested in kidnapping of Amish girls (VIDEO)

Father Faces Capital Murder

Posted by Sandra On August - 12 - 2014 Comments Off

Man charged with capital murder in infant son’s death

father_charged770TUSCUMBIA, Alabama – A Tuscumbia man has been arrested and charged in the death of his two-month old son. Thursday afternoon, a capital murder warrant was issued for 28-year-old Michael Wade Logan from the death of his biological son Michael Wade Logan Jr. this past weekend. Cuffed behind his back, Tuscumbia Police escort Michael Wade Logan to the Colbert County Jail. Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan says a preliminary autopsy shows the infant died from multiple traumas to the head and body. READ MORE HERE

1-YO Toddler Beaten to Death With Leather Belt

Posted by Sandra On August - 11 - 2014 Comments Off

Man, 24, ‘beat his girlfriend’s one-year-old boy to death with a leather belt because he urinated on him during a diaper change’

article-2721847-2071B92700000578-238_634x632A 24-year-old man allegedly beat his girlfriend’s baby boy to death with a leather belt because he urinated on him during a diaper change. Austin Hamilton is charged with first degree murder and aggravated child abuse for allegedly ‘losing control’ and repeatedly hitting one-year-old Sincere Williams on Saturday. Sincere died in hospital, with the medical examiner ruling the death a homicide. READ MORE HERE

Baby Found Dead In Trash

Posted by Sandra On August - 5 - 2014 Comments Off

downloadPENNSYLVANIA – Today WNEP.com reported Pennsylvania State Police have charged 22 year old Tara Paltanavage with abuse of corpse and concealing the death of a baby girl. Pennsylvania State Police spent several hours searching through a trash covered lawn for evidence after a baby was found dead in the trash at a local residence. The coroner told WNEP the “body of a newborn was found in the trash early Tuesday morning along Winfield Drive near Middleport.” It remains unclear how the baby girl died, but an autopsy on the infant is scheduled for Wednesday. READ MORE HERE

2-YO’s Mother Now In Custody

Posted by Sandra On August - 4 - 2014 Comments Off

Police: Woman in custody in death of daughter

download (1)UPDATE:  CANNON BEACH, OR— The mother of a toddler found dead at a coastal Oregon resort has been taken into custody, authorities said Sunday night. Jessica Smith, 40, faces charges of aggravated murder and attempted aggravated murder, Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis said. READ MORE HERE

No bail for mom accused of killing 2-yo

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2-YO Toddler found dead at Oregon resort; mom sought
PORTLAND, Oregon — A hotel housekeeper discovered an injured 13-year-old girl and the body of her 2-year-old sister at an inn on the Oregon Coast on Friday, and police were searching for their mother. Cannon Beach Police Chief Jason Schermerhorn said Jessica Smith, 40, of Goldendale, Washington, is a person of interest in the case and investigators want to make sure she’s safe. He asked the public to be on the lookout for a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban that’s gold and has the Washington license plate, APX 3141.  READ MORE HERE

Police looking for Washington mom

Washington mother sought in 2-year-old’s death

Dead toddler, severely injured child found in Cannon Beach

14-YO Girl Found Murdered

Posted by Sandra On July - 26 - 2014 Comments Off

14-YO Armada, MI teen, April Millsap, killed while out walking her dog

downloadARMADA, Michigan -Police say the body of 14-year-old girl, April Millsap, has been found in a wooded area near a recreational trail in the Macomb County village of Armada.  Police say her death has been ruled a homicide. Armada Police Chief Howard Smith says April took the family dog for a walk on the Macomb Orchard Trail around dinner time on Thursday. Around 8:20 p.m., two people walking on the trail were led by April’s dog to her body. Police say the dog stayed over April, wandering back and forth to the path, seemingly looking for help. Her body was 15 to 20 feet off the trail. READ MORE HERE

April text to boyfriend: ‘I think I’m about to be abducted’

Murder investigation under way 

Teen’s murder shocks Michigan village – USA Today

Family dog protects body of slain 14-year-old girl 

April Millsap: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Death of Armada teen, April Millsap, ruled a homicide

Teen’s body found in wooded area of Armada

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Boyfriend Killed Ex’s 11-YO

Posted by Sandra On July - 22 - 2014 Comments Off

Mom’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested

article-2701375-1FE0BBFD00000578-85_154x115Believing his ex-girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter caused their break up — a 42-year-old man snuck into the home and stabbed the 6th grader to death in gruesome fashion, authorities claim. Investigators say the wounds were extremely gruesome.  Miami police say 11-year-old Marta Guzman did not slash her own wrists, or commit suicide. The Little Havana girl was found unresponsive at her own home on June 22. According to an arrest affidavit, police responded to the Little Havana apartment where Marta lived with her mother, Amaury Alvarenga. Alvarenga called police after arriving home around 2:30 pm to find her daughter’s neck and wrists slashed. READ MORE HERE

Man Killed 8-MO Pregnant Woman

Posted by Sandra On July - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Missing pregnant woman found dead, her boyfriend found dead, and gunman commits suicide after police chase

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Pregnant teen strangled, boyfriend decapitated in Craigslist sex case

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A missing pregnant woman has been found dead in the trunk of a vehicle that was driven by the suspect in her boyfriend’s homicide, and police say the accused killer committed suicide while in a car chase with authorities Thursday night. The deaths of 18-year-old Brooke Slocum and the suspect come after Wyoming police found her boyfriend, Charles Oppenneer, dead in Gezon Park on Wednesday, July 16. READ MORE HERE

UPDATE: Triple homicide: Complete coverage of Brady Oestrike’s victims, his suicide, crime details

Missing pregnant woman’s father’s concern: ‘There (was) nothing out of line whatsoever’

Brooke Slocum: Friends, family mourn on social media for missing woman found dead

BROOKE SLOCUM’S FACEBOOK MEMORIAL PAGE

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Brady Oestrike, 31, identified as suspect who killed man, teen girlfriend, unborn baby and himself

1907332_1388729521392894_266034382_nWYOMING, MI — Police identified Brady Oestrike, 31, of Wyoming, as the suspect who committed suicide Thursday after what police are calling a triple homicide. Charlie Oppenneer, 25, was found dead near Gezon Park on Wednesday and police were looking for his missing girlfriend, 18-year Brooke Slocum, who was eight months pregnant. Police identified Oestrike as a possible suspect, through Internet contact he had with Slocum, and planned to execute a search warrant at his residence near Porter Street SW and Taft Avenue. READ MORE HERE

KILLER’S FACEBOOK PAGE

Craigslist connection in triple homicide: Brady Oestrike connected online with slain pregnant teen

 

450 Abused Children Rescued

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2014 Comments Off

‘Abused children’ rescued in Mexico

_76291276_mexicomichoacan4640714Mexican police have rescued more than 450 children they believe were abused at a children’s home in Zamora in the western state of Michoacan. They were allegedly subject to sexual abuse and forced to beg on the streets. The owner, Rosa del Carmen Verduzco, and eight employees at the House of the Big Family have been arrested. Correspondents say it is one of Mexico’s worst incidents of alleged child abuse at a children’s institution in many years. READ MORE HERE

450 Children Rescued From Rat-Infested Refuge

Mexico rescues 458 children from squalid refuge

Entire Family Executed By Uncle

Posted by Sandra On July - 10 - 2014 Comments Off

Parents and five kids refused to tell gunman where his ex-wife was before he tied up and killed all but one of them in their home

capture-20140710-232341Four children and their parents who were allegedly murdered by a crazed uncle Wednesday night heroically refused to tell the gunman where his ex-wife was, prompting him to tie them up and shoot them in the back of the head, authorities said. The incredible bravery was revealed as it emerged Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, had taped his own mother to a chair a week ago, choked her and threatened to kill her for speaking to his ex-wife, according to police records obtained by ABC News. The lone survivor of the suburban Houston attack, the slain couple’s 15-year-old daughter, suffered a fractured skull when a bullet grazed her head. READ MORE HERE

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Ronald Lee Haskell has been charged with capital murder in the deaths of six people during Houston rampage. 

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Strangers donate more than $277,000 to heroine, 15, who saved her grandparents after uncle shot dead her family in Houston massacre

Mother Suffocated Her Toddler; Posted Pics On Facebook

Posted by Sandra On July - 10 - 2014 Comments Off

facebookmomA Queens mom made one of the sickest Facebook status updates ever, posting pictures of her dead baby’s corpse after smothering the helpless tot at bedtime, ­authorities said Tuesday. Nicole “Nikki” Kelly uploaded an image of 11-month-old Kiam Felix Jr. lying in a white suit and tie with the caption “RIP Tinkabutt,” alongside a picture of his body in a hospital bed. She also posted a rambling Facebook screed in which she admitted she failed to “protect” the boy. READ MORE HERE

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‘I didn’t want him anymore,’ says mother charged in baby boy’s death

Probe: 20 Prominent Pedophiles

Posted by Sandra On July - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

Child abuse investigation: Evidence of ’20 prominent figures’

article-2683917-1F74C5F100000578-738_634x393There is evidence at least 20 prominent pedophiles – including former MPs and government ministers – abused children for “decades”, a former child protection manager has claimed. Peter McKelvie, whose allegations led initially to a 2012 police inquiry, said a “powerful elite” of pedophiles carried out “the worst form” of abuse. He said the network extended into both the House of Lords and the Commons. The government has already announced two reviews into claims of abuse. Home Secretary Theresa May told the House of Commons the first review would be a wide-ranging inquiry – similar to the inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster – led by an independent panel of experts on law and child protection. READ MORE HERE

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Britain Rocked by Politician Child Abuse

Westminster child abuse probe will leave no stone unturned

Prominent public figures including civil servants and MPs thought to be among names implicated in report of child sex abuse

Paedophile at the Home Office: He boasted of storing PIE files where police would never discover them

Home Office gave money to groups linked to paedophiles: As two abuse inquiries are launched, Whitehall investigation finds nearly £500,000 was granted to organisations

Westminster Sex Scandal Grows

Posted by Sandra On July - 6 - 2014 Comments Off

New fears of a cover-up over VIP abusers as calls for inquiry

CABINET MEETING TODAY THERESA MAY PICTURE JEREMY SELWYN 29/08/2013Extraordinary new claims pointing to an Establishment cover-up of child sex abuse by senior politicians emerged last night. Home Secretary Theresa May faces questions from MPs over accusations that politicians, the police and even her own officials have suppressed allegations against powerful individuals for decades. Some 114 files ‘potentially relevant’ to child abuse are now known to have been lost or destroyed by the Home Office. READ MORE HERE

New twist in Westminster scandal: 114 secret files on paedophile cases missing, admits Government

There may have been establishment cover-up of child abuse claims to ‘protect the system’, says Lord Tebbit

Kidnapped Teens Found Dead

Posted by Sandra On July - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

1700302-51-e1402748838431-635x357Israeli searchers on Monday discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers, who were abducted on June 12, north of Hebron in the West Bank. The bodies were found near Halhul on Monday afternoon. Israeli security forces, which had been conducting extensive searches in the area, sealed off the area and declared it a closed military zone. Hebron was also sealed off. A search team from the local Kfar Etzion field school, along with IDF soldiers from an elite unit, found the teens. The local volunteers had been asking for two weeks to join the search. READ MORE HERE

Woman Found Guilty of Murder

Posted by Sandra On June - 29 - 2014 Comments Off

Misty Stoddard, 37, has been convicted of the first-degree murder of her stepdaughter, Melissa Stoddard, 11

article-0-1F3AC88B00000578-403_306x423A southwest Florida woman will now spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of killing her autistic stepdaughter by gagging her so tightly the little girl became brain dead. Misty Stoddard, 37, blinked away tears after a Sarasota jury took just two and a half hours to convict her of the first-degree murder of 11-year-old Melissa Stoddard on Friday. Melissa died of suffocation in December 2012 after being tied to a wooden plank with her mouth duct-taped shut. She had moved in with her father and his second wife – Misty – just five months earlier to escape her mothers abusive household in North Carolina. READ MORE HERE

8-YO Violently Beaten to Death

Posted by Sandra On June - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

777520_1gA Queensland girl who was repeatedly bashed with a metal pole by her mother asked the woman to pray for her hours before she died alone and in pain. The horrific abuse the eight-year-old was subjected to in the days leading up to her death in Cairns in 2011 was outlined by a Coroner on Friday. “I flogged her with the vacuum pole in her room and kept hitting her and hitting her,” the girl’s mother told police after the death. The girl was beaten with the pole on three occasions between November 22 and 28, 2011. During the days in between she lay in bed in pain. READ MORE HERE

Baby Thrown From Moving Car

Posted by Sandra On June - 25 - 2014 Comments Off

Woman Arrested for Throwing Baby from Moving Car

StoryWINNSBORO, La. — A woman is being charged with attempted murder after deputies say she flung her baby out of a moving car. The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, June 22, to investigate the incident. They were called to the ER when staff noticed a 20-month-old child suffered injuries that were reported as severe in nature. READ MORE HERE

 

Child Murderer Sentenced to Life

Posted by Sandra On June - 22 - 2014 Comments Off

3610184_GCHARLOTTE COUNTY, Florida -Todd Akers was slapped with a life prison sentence today for the 2006 murder of his former fiance’s 2-year-old daughter, Abby Boran. He was also sentenced to 30 years prison to run concurrently for a conviction of aggravated child abuse. In court on Friday, Akers maintained his innocence after a jury found him guilty last month of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. READ MORE HERE

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