Teacher arrested for punching autistic student

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – A local educator is facing charges after allegedly striking a nine-year-old student who has autism. The incident resulted in the immediate arrest of Prechae Rodriguez, a Behavior Support Teacher at Eisenhower Exceptional Center. Rodriguez, 39, was apprehended on Monday following an accusation of physically abusing a non-verbal student with autism. According to Casey Minuto, a spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), the teacher reacted violently after the student slapped …

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Stepmom accused of beating 8-year-old daughter to death with rolling pin

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – A man has been arrested and charged with murder for the death of his 8-year-old daughter, who was allegedly beaten by her stepmother in Gwinnett County. The father, Cledir Mendes Barros, a resident of the same house where the young victim, Sayra Barros, was found, was taken into police custody on Wednesday night. Along with charges of second-degree murder, Barros faces accusations of second-degree child cruelty. Both charges are classified as …

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Mother finds HIV-positive man sexually assaulting 12-year-old daughter

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A mother in Oklahoma took matters into her own hands when she discovered an HIV-positive youth sports coach sexually assaulting her 12-year-old daughter in their home, according to local law enforcement. The mother, who wishes to remain anonymous, found Donovan Scott Sheppard, 39, in the act of abusing her child. Sheppard, who had been living with the family at the time, had returned home with the mother after a bar altercation …

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Pastor and wife are accused of locking several children for days in a bathroom and beating them with boards

BLACKWELL, OK – A local pastor and his wife were apprehended by authorities recently on allegations of child abuse involving at least eight children. Keith and Candy Holt are accused of subjecting the children to severe physical punishment and depriving them of basic necessities. The Blackwell Police Department was alerted to the situation by the state Department of Human Services, which had concerns about several unattended children. The department also received several calls from individuals …

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Maintenance workers discover starving toddler with hands duct-taped together

HOUSTON, TX – A two-year-old girl was discovered bound with duct tape by maintenance workers who were servicing a dishwasher in a local apartment, according to Houston police. The nonverbal toddler was found to have suffered physical, psychological abuse and neglect, as indicated by the injuries she sustained including a brain bleed caused by head trauma. Medical experts reported that the child was malnourished, suffering from a kidney injury, and weighed as much as an …

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Manhunt underway for mother suspected of murdering two children

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – A 35-year-old woman from Colorado Springs, Kimberlee Singler, is currently the subject of a manhunt by local and federal authorities. Singler is suspected of the murder of her two young children and the attempted murder of a third. According to the arrest warrant issued by the city, Singler faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and child abuse. She was last seen on Christmas Eve, with the arrest warrant being issued two …

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Mom arrested for murder after daughter’s dead body was found in dumpster

PHOENIX, AZ – A mother was arrested for murder following the discovery of her daughter’s body in a dumpster. Sophia Simmons, 38, came under police radar after a tip suggested she had disposed of her child’s dead body in a dumpster following alleged extreme physical abuse. A witness in New York claimed to have received a Christmas Day call from Simmons. During the call, Simmons allegedly confessed to a violent altercation with her daughter that …

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Child abuser faces death penalty for killing 2-year-old

ROY, UT – In shocking news from Utah, a 36-year-old man is facing the death penalty, charged with aggravated murder, child abuse, and sexual abuse of a minor after the death of a two-year-old boy and injuries inflicted on his twin sister. Jonathan Allen Dunn of Roy stands accused of brutal violence which resulted in the young boy’s death and serious injury to his sister. Disturbingly, Dunn had previously served a two-year prison term for …

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Couple facing lawsuit for imprisoning adopted daughter

NEW BOSTON, NH – A couple from New Hampshire, previously convicted on criminal charges for the alleged abuse of their adopted daughter, are now facing a lawsuit for purported violation of her 13th Amendment rights. The couple is accused of keeping their adopted daughter in a locked basement, subjecting her to years of abuse and “servitude.” Olivia Atkocaitis, a 20-year-old native of China, reportedly escaped from a grimy “dungeon room” in 2018 when she was …

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Mother charged with murder of disabled daughter

WESTMINSTER, CA – A mother from California is facing murder charges after allegedly drowning her 9-year-old daughter, who was wheelchair-bound and non-verbal, in a bathtub. The child’s body was reportedly left in the bathtub for several days. The mother, identified as 32-year-old Khadiyjah Aliyyah Pendergraph, was charged with a felony count of murder on Tuesday, following the discovery of her daughter’s body in their Westminster apartment last Friday. The charges were filed by the Orange …

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