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Daniel Lamborn Broke Camille’s Heart

January 6, 2009 at 8:27 pm by  
Daniel Lamborn

Daniel Lamborn

Houston, MO – Daniel Dale Lamborn, 25, seems to have really bad luck with parenting.  Less than two years ago, he and his wife Toni lost an infant to SIDS.  Late last year, they lost another child.  Toni’s daughter Camille Fayte Denis, 4, died on November 22, 2008.

Problem is, Camille didn’t die of natural causes.  Her heart muscle was literally torn by blunt force trauma.  And Daniel Lamborn has now been arrested and charged with Camille’s death.

When Camille died,  Daniel Lamborn told investigators that he had been at home alone with Camille and her little brother Jon when a toy box had fallen on Camille’s chest.  And at first, the crushing injuries to her chest indicated that indeed, the little girl might have been killed by the furniture. Still, Missouri Department of Social Services and the Texas County Child Welfare Board opened a file and began to investigate.

According to the probable cause statement, the Texas County coroner initially said that Camille could have died from asphyxiation.  But on autopsy, it was determined that Camille died of a laceration to the right atrium of her heart – a tear that would not likely occur without a severe blow.  A toy box that could suffocate a child would have fallen straight down – not at an angle that would cause the heart muscle itself to split apart.

When confronted with the autopsy results on December 29, Lamborn started changing his story.  First he said that the toy box story was wrong – really, they’d been playing, and he tossed her in the air and she fell.  Then he said, well, maybe he accidentally stepped on Camille.  Then Lamborn decided that he’d fallen on the child.  With his arm.   Then he said that he’d like a lawyer, and then he shut up.

Daniel Dale Lamborn is charged with felony child abuse resulting in death.  He is being held in the Texas County jail on $100,000 bond.

Camille Fayte Denis ~  2/27/2004 - 11/22/2008

Camille Fayte Denis ~ 2/27/2004 - 11/22/2008

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