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Man Raped Girl, Slashed Her Throat, Killed Her Brother

Posted by Sandra On December - 5 - 2014 Comments Off

RAPIST KILLER SENTENCED TO 110 YEARS IN PRISON

article-2861529-23C73D9B00000578-730_964x401A New Jersey man who fatally slashed a 6-year-old boy’s throat while raping and knifing the child’s 12-year-old sister on her birthday will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Amber Andujar, now 14 years old, bravely spoke before a Camden court Thursday, bearing thick scar marks stretched across her neck that will forever remind her of that horrific day two years ago. READ MORE HERE

Mother Kills Self, Newborn

Posted by Sandra On December - 4 - 2014 Comments Off

Officers found the body of the 30-year-old in Avon Gorge, Bristol, last night and later a baby they believe to be her daughter

Charlotte-Bevan-mainTributes have been paid to a mum and her newborn baby daughter who were found dead after going missing from a maternity hospital. Charlotte Bevan, 30, was seen on CCTV walking out of Bristol Maternity Hospital with four-day-old Zaani Tiana Bevan Malbrouck at around 9pm on Tuesday. Charlotte, who suffered from mental health issues, was wearing hospital slippers while her daughter was wrapped in just a blanket when they left in cold weather. Officers discovered Ms Bevan’s body on a cliff face  at Avon Gorgein Bristol last night, and found the body of her daughter nearby this afternoon. READ MORE HERE

Child’s blanket leads police to the bodies of newborn baby and her mother

School Shooting Thwarted After Student Spotted Gun

Posted by Sandra On December - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

23AC3DE100000578-0-Evacuation_Officers_swept_Fremont_for_around_four_hours_evacuati-6_1417544738797OHIO – A 16-year-old junior at an Ohio High School was arrested Monday for carrying a loaded weapon that he told police he was planning to use to ‘open fire’ on students, officials said. Police said that a classmate at Fremont High first noticed the handgun and contacted authorities, who placed the school on lockdown after confirming the student had a weapon. ‘After interviewing the subject, he admitted to detectives that he brought the gun to school with the intent to shoot a particular student and then open fire on the rest of the school, READ MORE HERE

 

Child Sex Abuse Ring Busted

Posted by Sandra On December - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

_79162179_hotelThirteen men have been convicted of a string of child sex abuse crimes following the discovery of two child sex rings in Bristol. The revelations have shocked the local community. But how did police uncover the crimes? And how do these damaging relationships begin? The concrete monolith of Bristol’s Premier Inn hotel, at the foot of the M32 motorway, towers above the city center. Inside the imposing structure, in December 2012, a 13-year-old girl was raped by three men. READ MORE HERE

Toddler Crushed to Death

Posted by Sandra On November - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

Father, Cornelio Rodriguez-Gonzalez, 23, charged with one count of murder

237EE59000000578-2849032-Cornelio_Rodriguez_Gonzalez_told_police_he_knelt_on_his_seven_mo-10_1416934910076A 23-year-old Las Vegas father told police he knelt on his seven-month-old son’s chest before the boy died last week because he was angry the baby was being ‘fussy’ even after being fed. Cornelio Rodriguez-Gonzalez was being held Monday at the Clark County jail pending a court appearance on a murder by child abuse charge in the death of his son, Raymond. The 255-pound Rodriguez-Gonzalez was arrested November 18 after initially telling the boy’s mother, Amy Elliott, that the child had fallen while she was at work. READ MORE HERE

 

Horrifying Video of Nanny Abuse On Facebook Results In Arrest

Posted by Sandra On November - 26 - 2014 Comments Off

video-facebookThe nanny in Uganda we told you about on Saturday is being charged with attempted murder after she was caught on videotape abusing a two-year little girl. The Ugandan court made the decision after seeing the videotape. According to the Daily Monitor, the nanny was ordered held in custody until at least the next court hearing on December 8th. In the video, which went viral on Facebook, Jolly Tumuhirwe, a 22-year-old housemaid in Naalya in Kiwatule suburb, appears to be battering the baby with a hard object on the face. When the child starts vomiting, the video shows the maid throwing her heartlessly on the floor of the living room. She then beats her with a hard object before standing on the baby’s back several times and the toddler groaned in pain on the floor. READ MORE HERE

#BBCtrending: Video of nanny abusing toddler shocks Uganda

Toddlers Killed by Their Mother

Posted by Sandra On November - 21 - 2014 Comments Off

234CBD2400000578-2841256-Daphne_McDaniels_24_was_arrested_for_the_murders_of_her_two_daug-40_1416418764298A mother has been charged with the murder of her two young daughters after the little girls were beaten to death at a home in Quitman, Texas. Daphne McDaniels, 24, was arrested for the murders of one-year-old Natalye Price and Gabriella Guerrero, three, nearly four months after the sisters’ bodies were discovered. At the time, her boyfriend Thomas Liles, 19, was arrested for tampering with evidence. READ MORE HERE

 

2-YO Shaken Into Coma By Stepfather Taken Off Life Support

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2014 Comments Off

Thaiya Spruill-Smith, 2, died on Friday after ‘being violently shaken by father on Wednesday’

1416161772007_wps_7_Brooklyn_girl_2_expected_A brain-dead two-year-old Brooklyn girl’s organs will not be donated after a family dispute kept her on life support. A New York Organ Donor Network spokeswoman tells The New York Times that organ and tissue donation ‘can only occur when there is agreement amongst family members’. The parents of Thaiya Spruill-Smith were in disagreement over whether to donate her organs after the toddler was declared brain dead on Friday. Police say her stepfather violently shook her, resulting in injuries that proved fatal. READ MORE HERE

 

3-Month Old Infant Murdered

Posted by Sandra On November - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Father, 21, arrested on charges of murdering his 3-month-old son

2345CDBD00000578-2839447-John_Thomas_Cormier_Jr_pictured_was_arrested_Monday_on_charges_h-27_1416325792931A young 21-year-old father was indicted Monday on charges he murdered his 3-month-old son. John Thomas Cormier Jr’s  arrest comes exactly three months after his infant son was found unresponsive at the Lebanon, Tennessee home he shared with the boy’s mother.  An investigation was launched after the incident, and the case was recently brought in front of a grand jury, which decided to indict Cormier on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. READ MORE HERE

 

Death Penalty Sought In Murder

Posted by Sandra On November - 12 - 2014 Comments Off

Baby_EdwardsDEKALB COUNTY, Georgia — A DeKalb man will now face the death penalty for the murder of 9-month-old Ken Darious Edwards Jr. The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty on November 12, against Devin Thomas. “Because of the egregious nature of this senseless crime, my office had no choice but to seek the death penalty regarding the death of an innocent baby,” said District Attorney Robert James. Two members of the Bloods street gang were recently indicted on eight felony counts after being charged with Edwards’ death. READ MORE HERE

Prosecutors seek death penalty in baby’s murder

Scott McMillan’s Final Moments

Posted by Sandra On November - 9 - 2014 Comments Off

Third person arrested in toddler’s killing as ‘house of horror’ photos reveal horrifying abuse

1415311100218_wps_32_891672_431066606979343_15A third person has been arrested and charged in connection to the beating death and alleged torture of a 3-year-old boy in Pennsylvania. Jillian Tait, 31, and Gary Lee Fellenbaum, 23, were charged Thursday with murdering Tait’s son, Scott McMillan in what Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan has referred to as ‘an American horror story’. The couple allegedly hung little Scott by his legs, tortured him for weeks and smashed his head into the wall before beating him to death. Police arrested Fellenbaum’s wife, 21-year-old Amber Fellenbaum, who allegedly witnessed the beatings but did nothing to stop the violence. READ MORE HERE

3-Year-Old Scott McMillan Beaten to Death for Not Eating

Clothing, toy drive held for Scotty McMillan’s surviving brother

 

Arrest In 2010 Family Murder

Posted by Sandra On November - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

Arrest Made In 2010 McStay Family Murder Case

downloadSAN BERNARDINO, California — A business associate was arrested in the murders of a family of four, including two young boys, whose disappearance from their San Diego County home in 2010 was a mystery until their remains were discovered in graves in the California desert last year, officials said Friday. San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon identified the suspect as Charles Merritt, who was due in court later in the day to face four counts of murder. READ MORE HERE

Business Associate Arrested In McStay Family Murders

Business partner killed Joseph McStay, wife and family

Inside the Gruesome McStay Family Murder

Boy Brutally Tortured to Death

Posted by Sandra On November - 6 - 2014 Comments Off

Couple charged in Chesco murder of 3-year-old

SMURDER07In a killing described as “an American horror story,” a man and his girlfriend were charged with murder for beating her 3-year-old son to death in their West Caln mobile home, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said Thursday. Hogan said his office will seek the death penalty against Gary Fellenbaum, 23, and Jillian Tait, 31, for torturing Tait’s son, Scott McMillan, to death over three days with a homemade whip, a curtain rod, a piece of aluminum siding, and their fists, at one point while he was taped to a chair. The boy was discovered Tuesday after he died, and Fellenbaum’s wife, Amber Fellenbaum, who lives with the couple, called 911. He was covered with bruises, cuts and puncture wounds, and his brain was bleeding. READ MORE HERE

Mom, Boyfriend Beat Boy, 3, to Death Inside Chester County Home: Prosecutors

2 charged in death of boy hung by feet, beaten

Police: 3-year-old hung up by feet, beaten, killed

SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR MURDER:

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Mother Threw Son Off Bridge

Posted by Sandra On November - 4 - 2014 Comments Off

Oregon Boy Found Dead After Mother Threw Him Off Bridge

B1l1DJGIgAAODDvThe body of a 6-year-old boy has been found in the waters of Oregon’s Yaquina Bay after his mother told officials she threw him off a bridge. London McCabe’s body was found by Newport police in water roughly a mile away from the span after an extensive search in which two coastguard boats and a helicopter were deployed. His mother, 34-year-old Jillian Meredith McCabe, had called 911 four hours earlier. READ MORE HERE

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1-MO Infant Found Murdered

Posted by Sandra On November - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

downloadWASHINGTON – D.C. police are investigating the murder of a 1-month-old child in Southeast. According to a statement, police said officers responded to a home in the 1700 block of Trenton Place this past Wednesday, Oct. 29, just after 9:30 a.m. for a report of an unconscious child. Officers discovered an unconscious baby boy suffering from injuries. The baby was transported to the hospital, but died there shortly after. READ MORE HERE

 

Teen In ICU After School Attack

Posted by Sandra On October - 31 - 2014 Comments Off

Student_fighting_for_his_life_after_viol_2194190000_9403259_ver1.0_640_480DETROIT, Michigan – A Detroit teen is in the hospital, fighting to live, after a vicious attack at an area school. Willie Wallace, 16, a student at the private Allen Academy, was jumped Wednesday. An attack that caused a seizure, fractured skull, bleeding in his brain, and damage to his chin, cheek and neck, according to family. His mother told 7 Action News exclusively, he is sedated at Henry Ford Hospital, and is unable to speak. READ MORE HERE

Accused Child Killer Freed

Posted by Sandra On October - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

635500909935462151-102814TaylorMoore1SANTA FE, Texas — An accused child killer was set free after the county’s medical examiner misplaced the evidence needed to convict her, prosecutors said. In March 2013, Taylor Moore, 4, was critically injured while staying with her father and his girlfriend, Laura Kolb, 38, in their apartment here. Taylor’s dad, Kevin Moore, and Kolb had had an argument, police said. Moore left their apartment to cool off, but Kolb was still livid. Prosecutors in the Galveston County District Attorney Office say Kolb shoved Taylor to the floor and then threw her on a bed; Taylor died March 23, 2013, at Mainland Medical Center in Texas City, and Kolb eventually was charged with murder. READ MORE HERE

Couple Sentenced to 2300 Years

Posted by Sandra On October - 26 - 2014 Comments Off

COUPLE WHO MADE CHILD PORN GET 2,300 YEARS COMBINED SENTENCE

Patricia-and-Matthew-Ayers-child-pornography-664x370A federal judge in Alabama threw the book at a local Lauderdale Couple for sexually abusing a child and producing child pornography. WAFF said Matthew Ayers, 42, and Patricia Ayers, 34, are both responsible for the sexual abuse of a child in their custody and take pictures of the behavior to manufacture the child porn. U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler said,I have been on the bench since 1998, and this is the worst case I have personally dealt with, including murders. You robbed this child of her childhood and her soul, and a maximum sentence is the only sentence appropriate.” READ MORE HERE

WA School Shooting Kills Two

Posted by Sandra On October - 24 - 2014 Comments Off

2 dead, including gunman, 3 injured in Washington school shooting

141024-jaylen-fryberg-04_061221e239721bfa1c07e77fcf0a7b11.nbcnews-ux-800-800marysville-shooting1_custom-e86c00604bfbde3b6526f967642368d3f11c410b-s4-c85MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON — Two students are dead and four more are injured after a school shooting in Washington state. Gunman Jaylen Fryberg is dead, police have confirmed. He committed suicide after opening fire inside the cafeteria around 10:45 a.m. at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. He is believed to be the only suspect in the shooting and used a Beretta .40-caliber handgun, federal law enforcement said. READ MORE HERE

Washington school shooter identified as Jaylen Ray Fryberg

Students: WA School Shooter Jaylen Fryberg was ‘Happy,’ ‘Popular’

Two Dead in Washington High School Shooting

Police: Shooter at school near Seattle is dead

Two dead from high school shooting in Washington state

Just in: family confirmed Shooter Jaylen Fryberg and victim Andrew Fryberg at Harborview are cousins.

 

Man Accused of Killing Son

Posted by Sandra On October - 23 - 2014 Comments Off

54497c59eb1eb.imageGLENDALE, Arizona – A 29-year-old man is accused of child abuse after the death of a 2-year-old boy in Glendale. The case began in January when Glendale police and fire personnel responded to a call of an unresponsive child at an apartment complex near 51st and Northern avenues. The child was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A doctor who examined the child noted several areas of bruising, according to court documents. READ MORE HERE

Dead Infants Found In Storage Unit

Posted by Sandra On October - 22 - 2014 Comments Off

UPDATE: The Canadian Press reports that Andrea Giesbrecht, 40, was arrested and charged with concealing the bodies. Police say the babies may have been newborns. There are no homicide charges planned at the moment.

n-UHAUL-STORAGE-largePolice in Winnipeg, Canada say that the bodies of several infants were found in a U-Haul storage locker on Monday night. CBC News first reported the “gruesome scene,” where six bodies were discovered in various states of decomposition. An employee at the facility originally called police after the remains caught his or her attention. It wasn’t immediately clear how long the bodies had been in the locker, but police told reporters that a woman who was renting the locker has been interviewed. READ MORE HERE

Father Shot His 3 Kids, Self

Posted by Sandra On October - 20 - 2014 Comments Off

David Mohney shot his three children and then himself in a tragic murder-suicide in Florida

1413756282097_wps_6_VOLUSIA_COUNTY_Fla_A_fathA stay-at-home dad in Florida who shot dead two of his children and wounded a third before killing himself was in the midst of a nasty divorce from his wife and had asked a judge for a protective order claiming she was the violent one. David Mohney claimed his wife Cynthia was a violent, abusive alcoholic in court papers filed just two months before he gunned down his children Friday in their quiet, middle-class neighborhood just south of Daytona Beach.  He wanted to leave his wife and take the family back to his hometown in South Dakota, police say.  READ MORE HERE

 

Child Killed Over Facebook Fued

Posted by Sandra On October - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Family of 3-year-old killed over Facebook feud ‘in disbelief’

5223249_GDETROIT, Michigan -More details are being released about the shooting which killed 3-year-old Amiracle Williams and wounded four others on  Detroit’s east side Thursday. Police arrested the suspected shooter, a 23-year-old man wanted in Virginia early Friday morning. Investigators have also arrested the 22-year-old man believed to have driven the getaway van. Both have ties to local gangs, according to police. Four suspects were arrested in total, including two others who have since been released. One of the shooting victims, Amiracle’s father Demetrious, 47, was listed in critical condition last night at a local hospital. Fox 2 was told he is awake and alert.  Also shot was Amiracle’s mother Frieda Tiggs, 40, who is expected to be released tonight. READ MORE HERE

 

Teen Killed Newborn Baby

Posted by Sandra On October - 14 - 2014 Comments Off

Teen ‘killed newborn baby then cremated the body in a stove in a bid to hide pregnancy from parents’

Teen-Alexandra-OlaruProsecutors say Alexandra Olaru, 17, has admitted suffocating her baby immediately after giving birth, before setting fire to its body in a stove. A teenager has been accused of suffocating her newborn baby and then burning its body because she didn’t want her parents to find out she was pregnant. Prosecutors say Alexandra Olaru, 17, from Silvilesti in south-western Romania’s Gorj County, had given birth at home while her parents were out for the night. Almost immediately after, she smothered the tot’s face with a pillow until it was dead before throwing its tiny corpse into a wood-burning stove and setting it alight. READ MORE HERE

 

2 Adults, Children Found Dead

Posted by Sandra On October - 9 - 2014 Comments Off

1406331066000-NEW-YORKGUILDERLAND, New York — The four people found slain inside their suburban upstate New York home were two adults and two boys, ages 7 and 10, authorities said Thursday as they sought the public’s help in their investigation. The adults were a 37-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, but officials weren’t saying how the four were related. The victims’ names were being withheld while relatives were notified, Albany County District Attorney David Soares said during a news conference in Guilderland. Officials refused to comment about whether the deaths, which were discovered Wednesday afternoon, were a murder-suicide or whether the victims were targeted. READ MORE HERE

Police probe killings of 4 at Upstate NY home

Whole family killed – New York Daily News

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