A Salt Lake City man has been charged in the death of his wife’s daughter.
According to Deseret News,29-year-old Jake Don Jensen has been charged with child abuse homicide, a first-degree felony, and child abuse in the death of a 19-month-old girl.
The charges stem from a January 2016 incident, in which the toddler was having a seizure. Jensen and the child’s mother (then-girlfriend) Stephanie Mahaffey Jensen refused on-site care and told emergency personnel that they would take the girl to the doctor soon.
Two days later, the child had another seizure and was taken to the hospital early the next morning. She “never regained consciousness,” per the charges. Doctors discovered that the child’s legs had been broken and were in various stages of healing, but the parents never reported broken bones. They believed the injuries were “most consistent with severe child physical abuse, given the lack of any other adequate explanation for either her broken legs
A Massachusetts judge found Carter, 20, guilty in June for encouraging her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide three years ago. Roy was sitting in his pickup in July 2014, filling his truck with carbon monoxide, trying to kill himself. Having second thoughts, he left the truck, and Carter told him to ‘‘get back in.’’
In June, a judge called that text from Carter reckless conduct. He added that Carter knew what condition he was in and yet didn’t call 911 or Roy’s family. Carter was 17 at the time.
“You can’t think about it,” Carter wrote in one of the text messages to her boyfriend. “You just have to do it.
The missing limbs of a Brockton, Massachusetts man who was allegedly murdered by his girlfriend were found by his family when they went to collect his belongings on Monday. According to the Boston Herald, 44-year-old Joseph Shaw was stabbed more than 30 times before he was dismembered.
Many family members did not even know of the victim’s mutilation until the girlfriend, Kathryn Podgurski, 33, was arraigned in court for murder on Monday. The revelation prompted several relatives to run from the courthouse, sobbing in the middle of the arraignment, according to the Herald and NECN.
Soon after they found out how Shaw was killed, the family went to his apartment to gather his belongings. His niece Jacinda Shaw noticed a backpack with blood on its zipper.
“It was heavy, and when I opened it, his foot popped up,” she said. “We dumped it out on the bed, and there was another bag that
An Alabama woman allegedly forced her underage granddaughter to have sex with her and her 87-year-old boyfriend.
Charles Clarence Stacey, 87, has been charged with first-degree rape, first-degree human trafficking, promoting prostitution, and enticing a child, ALreports. Mary Lue Daw, 66, has been charged with human trafficking and first-degree rape. According to court records, Daw set up a sexual encounter between 13-year-old granddaughter and Stacey. Daw also allegedly sexually assaulted her granddaughter and threatened to harm the girl if she “did not participate in sexual servitude.” The Atmore News reports that Daw may have held her granddaughter down as Stacey assaulted her.
Both Stacey and Daw are being held on a million-dollar bond and are expected to be arraigned in November.
Monalisa Perez, 19, and her husband Pedro Ruiz II, 22, planned to stop a bullet with a thick encyclopedia, which Ruiz held in front of his chest while Perez fired a gun, she later told police. But during the late June shoot, the bullet pieced the encyclopedia neatly, resulting in Ruiz getting shot.
Me and Pedro are probably going to shoot one of the most dangerous videos ever😳😳 HIS idea not MINE🙈
A Michigan mom and her fiancé were charged with child abuse and homicide on Tuesday after their “makeshift swaddle” of duct tape and blankets apparently resulted in the death of the woman’s 4-year-old daughter.
Kelly Ballinger, 33, and Matthew Longenecker, 34, discovered the girl wasn’t breathing early Sunday morning, People magazine reported, and police were called to Longenecker’s mother’s home, where they were staying. The child had CPR performed on her for an hour before she was pronounced dead.
Her body was covered in bruises and the detective believed she had experienced significant trauma.
The couple was questioned by police and they confessed to “swaddling” the daughter for the past two weeks using duct tape and blankets to restrain her to the bed. The blankets sometimes covered the
A pregnant Minnesota teenager was arrested Monday night after fatally shooting her boyfriend while recording a YouTube stunt. Monalisa Perez, 19, called 911 and told police she accidentally shot 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz in the chest. Their 3-year-old witnessed the shooting. Perez told police that Ruiz wanted to make a video of her shooting a book as he held it, according to Buzzfeed. She claimed he believed the book would stop a bullet, according to a criminal complaint.
The couple wanted to become Youtube stars and have uploaded multiple other prank videos to their Youtube channel. In one, Perez can be seen driving a car while pregnant, with her child in the back seat. She is recording video for her Youtube channel and she doesn’t appear to be wearing a seatbelt. That caught the attention of several Youtube commenters.
The couple’s prank videos usually contained innocent tricks, such as Perez giving Ruiz
“I have known Corinne for over 10 years and as a friend or boyfriend, she will continue to receive my unwavering loyalty and support until I decide that there is a legitimate reason not to give it,” said Jordan Gielchinsky to E! News. Gielchinsky went on to say that he was waiting for more information to be released to offer more comments.
“I pay very little attention to the media and try to ignore all the conjecture
A woman on trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself was delusional after becoming “involuntarily intoxicated” by antidepressants, a psychiatrist said in court on Monday.
Dr. Peter Breggin testified that Michelle Carter “was unable to form intent” after switching to a new prescription drug weeks before her boyfriend committed suicide, according to CNN.
Carter, 20, is on trial for involuntary manslaughter for the death of her 18-year-old boyfriend.
Carter, then 17, is accused of urging her boyfriend Conrad Roy III to kill himself over text messages. Roy was sitting in his pickup in July 2014, filling his truck with carbon monoxide, trying to kill himself. Having second thoughts, he left the truck, and Carter told him to ‘‘get back in.’’ Prosecutors have accused Carter of wanting the sympathy and attention that came with being the ‘‘grieving girlfriend.’’
Breggin, who testified for the defense, said that Carter had no nefarious intent
A Chino Valley, Arizona couple has been arrested for the abuse of a young boy, who was allegedly restrained, burned and beat.
On Thursday afternoon, police responded to a report of a child who had stopped breathing. According to a press release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, a 10-year-old boy was found with second and third degree burns on different parts of his body. He was bruised on his back, torso, neck, head, and extremities. He was not breathing. First responders were able to perform lifesaving treatment to the child and he was flown to a children’s hospital where he was in critical condition. He has since been in a coma.
According to a report byPrescotte News, the boy’s name is Christian Pearson and on Sunday the decision was made to take him off of life support.
Daniel Terry, 36, and his girlfriend, 34-year-old Julianna Moreno were arrested