Mother gets life after leaving baby alone for 10-day vacation

CLEVELAND, OH – An Ohio woman has been handed a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the murder of her young daughter. Kristel Candelario, 32, confessed to leaving her 16-month-old daughter, Jailyn Candelario, unattended for ten days in a playpen while she vacationed in Detroit and Puerto Rico. In a recent court hearing, Candelario claimed that she has been forgiven by both “God and my daughter.” The toddler was discovered lifeless in their …

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Mom accidentally kills newborn baby in her sleep

MUNCIE, IN – A tragic event has occurred in Indiana, as a 21-year-old woman has been charged following the death of her newborn baby with whom she was co-sleeping. This incident, which occurred in October 2023, marks the second time in four years where one of her newborns has died under similar circumstances. Authorities said Aaliyah Lykins of Muncie fell asleep while breastfeeding her two-week-old infant. Court documents obtained by local media revealed that upon …

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Mom charged with 4-year-old daughter’s shooting death

MIAMI-DADE, FL – Krystal Banegas, a 24-year-old Miami-Dade resident, appeared in court Wednesday afternoon wearing a suicide prevention vest. She stands accused of manslaughter and child neglect in relation to the shooting death of her 4-year-old daughter. Her boyfriend, Quavanta Ennels, 25, also faces the same charges. Prior to this, Ennels was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. According to the police report, Banegas’ 3-year-old son accidentally shot his older sister on …

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Toddler overdoses on cocaine, parents arrested

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – A Florida couple faces charges of child neglect following a distressing incident where a 14-month-old child overdosed on cocaine, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. The authorities were summoned on Sunday to respond to a medical emergency involving an unresponsive toddler in Bonita Springs, Florida. Diego Tzoy Pu, aged 33, and Santa Lux Pu De Tzoy, aged 30, were accused of causing the toddler’s untimely death. Both of them have …

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Parents charged after infant twin dies due to severe abuse

COCOA, FL – Two parents in Florida are facing serious charges related to child abuse following the tragic death of one of their three-month-old twins on Thursday. The surviving twin was discovered with severe injuries, according to local law enforcement. Quentin Smith, 23, has been charged with aggravated child abuse, child neglect resulting in significant bodily harm, and domestic battery, as stated by the Cocoa Police Department. His partner, 18-year-old Hannah Jones, is facing charges …

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Abused teens found locked inside shed, couple arrested

SISSONVILLE, WV – A couple from West Virginia was taken into custody on Tuesday following the discovery of two minors allegedly confined in a shed in Sissonville, as per the local law enforcement. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office reported that a distress call was received shortly after 5:46 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, concerning the wellbeing of the children. Deputy H.K. Burdette was dispatched to the 200 block of Cheyenne Lane in Sissonville, where …

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Toddler drowns at water park while mom is glued to her phone

EL PASO, TX – A Texas mother is facing charges of child injury by omission following the tragic drowning of her 3-year-old son at a local water park. Authorities allege that Jessica Weaver, 35, was engrossed in her phone and music, neglecting her son, Anthony Leo Malave, at Camp Cohen Water Park in El Paso. However, Weaver’s defense team argues that the park’s lifeguards were the ones who failed to perform their duties. Witnesses at …

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A mother engaged in drugs and group sex before abandoning her son with a dead man

PALM COAST, FL – Amy Kemper, a 32-year-old Florida resident, was recently apprehended by law enforcement after she allegedly abandoned her 11-year-old son in a hotel room with a lifeless man. This followed a drug-induced sexual encounter with two men. Kemper confessed to the authorities last week that she had indulged in narcotics and engaged in a threesome at the Hammock Beach resort in Palm Coast, Florida. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Kemper …

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Babysitter arrested after baby and dog were found dead inside hot car

YORK COUNTY, VA – In Virginia, a 40-year-old woman is facing charges after an 11-month-old child and a dog were found dead in a hot car. Kristen Danielle Graham was arrested and charged with child neglect and animal cruelty, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. Graham, who is currently detained at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, was entrusted with the care of the child, Myrical Wicker, by the infant’s 17-year-old mother for a two-day period. …

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Man arrested after toddler dies from beating by dog toy

MEMPHIS, TN- A 22-year-old man from Memphis, Tennessee, has been taken into custody on charges of child abuse and neglect following the death of his girlfriend’s toddler son, as per court records. The man, identified as Anthony Andrews, is alleged to have repeatedly hit the two-year-old boy with a braided dog toy, leading to his death. Emergency services discovered the child, named Anthony Bakare in the court documents, unresponsive and not breathing early Monday morning. …

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