Xzavier L. Posey, 17
Both parents were only 16 when it happened. WTF!!
There trying his sorry ass in Adult court but Xzavier' wants, to move it back to juvenile court. Yeah right, he would do less than a year for murdering his own flesh and blood, 26 day old baby.
http://www.qctimes.com/articles/2009...3004789547.txtThe 17-year-old father accused of killing his infant son wants to be tried in juvenile court.
Xzavier Posey is charged in adult court with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his son, Xzavier Posey Jr., who died Nov. 15.
“This is as grave as charges get,” said Phil Ramirez, Posey’s attorney, during a hearing Wednesday on the matter. However, he said Posey appears to have taken advantage of juvenile court services previously when required, and could be eligible for services if placed in a residential facility until the age of 19.
Sheri Flack, a juvenile court officer, recommended Posey remain in adult court due to Posey’s age and the nature of the crime.
“With the charge being as it is, I don’t see how we could ... sufficiently rehabilitate him in that time,” she said of the months before Posey turns 18.
Judge Bobbi Alpers said she will issue a written ruling shortly.
According to police, baby Xzavier was taken to the hospital after his father called 911 from his house on the morning of Aug. 31. Posey reported his son was not breathing, police said. The child was then transferred to University Hospitals in Iowa City for treatment of his injuries.
He died shortly after he returned to his mother’s home from the hospital, as the result of the “original injuries,” police said.
An autopsy on the baby confirmed he died from the blunt force trauma injury he suffered on Aug. 31, when he was 26 days old.
Documents filed with an application for a search warrant indicate the baby had rib fractures, brain bleeding and severe brain damage, and that officials determined the trauma was “the result of shaken baby syndrome.” Police also took photos of damage done to the apartment due to Posey’s “anger problems.” The photos included punched walls and a door damaged by slamming.
At his funeral, the pastor talked about how baby Xzavier’s life would serve to spread awareness about the devastating consequences of shaken baby syndrome.
Xzavier Jr.’s mother is Shaunticia Liddell, 17, of Davenport
http://ads.qctimes.com/articles/2008...2900999621.txtA 16-year-old father is facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison in the death of his 3-month-old son.
Xzavier L. Posey of 1120 College Ave. was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder and child endangerment causing death, according to Davenport police. His son, Xzavier Posey Jr., died Nov. 15.
Posey will turn 17 on Saturday. He is charged as an adult.
“It’s safe to say this was hard on everybody,” Capt. David Struckman said of notifying family members of the arrest.
Xzavier Jr obit - 08/05/08 to 11/15/08
http://pinehillcemeterydavenport.com...Xzavier_Jr.PDFDAVENPORT —Xzavier Posey Jr., 3-month-old son of Shaunticia Liddell and Xzavier Posey, died Saturday, November 15, 2008, at home. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge, Davenport, where the family will greet friends from 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport.
He is survived by his mother and father, his grandparents, Shannah (Ray) Bogan, Michael Liddell, and Tammy Washam, great-grandparents, Beth(David) Pyle and James Wofford, aunts, Brittany Posey, Brandy Washam, and Karlee Schaeffer, great aunt, Tanyelle Aurthur, uncles, Rayvaugn Bogan and
J’Shon Hawkins, as well as a host of other extended relatives. He will be forever in our hearts.
Shaunticia Liddell, 17 = Bio-mom
Her Private Myspace page
Rest in Peace Xzavier Posey Jr.