Sharon Hinojosa Set Fire to Her Home, Burning Two Children to Death
|Mom left 4-year-old Anthony Hinojosa in the burning trailer home|
Joe Dickes and another neighbor saw the fire and tried to rescue the kids. But they couldn't get through the door or the windows; the fire was out of control. "We heard the screams inside," he told the Associated Press. "There was nothing we could do."
What shocked him more is that their mother didn't seem worried that her two kids were burning to death. "Sharon was running up and down the street. She didn't care. She said, 'I couldn't wake them up.' Come on, you can throw them out the door...
|Sharon Hinojosa and boyfriend Justin Whisler with the three kids|
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged mom, 29, with arson and murder. And if you read between the lines, it seems Sharon no longer wanted the two older kids. Worthy asserts she "knowingly left the children who were not fathered by her boyfriend... This should send chills up the spine of every person. I can't imagine the abject horror of the last seconds of their young lives."