Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Monica Abeyta, thirty, was arrested after her three-year-old son shot his two-year-old brother. The injured child survived following the latest incident of children being hurt or killed after finding an unsecured gun. Here are five additional examples. Westword has the story.
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A Houston mother has been charged with endangering a child after investigators found she was homeschooling her daughter in a house full of wild animals — including a tiger, three tiger cubs, a cougar, a fox, a skunk and several monkeys.
An investigation was opened after a California man claimed Trisha Meyer swindled him out of $3,000 — the cost of an exotic Savannah kitten he had purchased from Meyer but that Meyer never shipped to him. Meyer has also been charged with felony theft in relation to the incident.
A mother has been charged with capital murder after drowning her two young children in a bathtub, then hiding their bodies underneath a neighbor’s house.
Houston police arrested 31-year-old Sheborah Thomas after she “matter-of-factly” told a neighbor that she had killed her five-year-old daughter, Kahana, and seven-year-old son, Oraylyn, as the Houston Chronicle reported.
Thomas, who just moved in April to the 3000 block of Tierwester Street near Texas Southern University in Third Ward, was throwing away large bags of trash in a nearby field when her neighbor spotted her, the Chron reported. Thomas told him that she needed to move immediately and asked if he would help her pack up. Noticing her kids weren’t around, the man asked Thomas where they were. That’s when Thomas apparently told him she had drowned them in the tub Friday.
Four decades after little Gary Ray Hose vanished, his brothers are certain he was murdered by their mother in 1974 and buried on a piece of land in Pinal County.
Following two unsuccessful searches, Guy Hose, now 50, says detectives from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have given up on finding the remains of his missing kid brother.
“The sheriff’s department has already told us that Gary is not a priority — they got other cases that are more important and more current,” Guy says. “My brother has been laying dead out in the desert for almost 43 years now. When is he going to get justice?”
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Newell-Skinner awakened after a bout of heavy drinking to discover her two-month-old daughter had been severely beaten. At first, she seemed to have a hard time remembering what had happened — but she’s finally taken responsibility for this terrible crime. Westword has the story.