HEATH, OH – Police have arrested 25-year-old Ryan Mosholder after his 3-month-old daughter was found dead inside a bedroom closet.

On Monday, Mosholder was babysitting Bri’Anna and her siblings while Bri’Anna’s mother was taking classes to be a nurse’s aide.

For reasons unknown, Mosholder beat Bri’Anna to death then hid her body in a bedroom closet.

Afterward, he left the apartment and texted his brother while leaving the other children there unattended.

“He said he had done something unforgivable and that was going to jail for a long time,” said Mosholder’s brother.

Police were called to the apartment and would find Bri’Anna’s dead body in the closet bleeding from her nose and mouth.

“It was in an upstairs bedroom in a closet, on a chest of drawers in the closet,” said Heath Police Chief Dave Haren.

An autopsy later revealed Bri’Anna had rib fractures, internal lacerations, contusions on the back of the skull, bruises on the front, back, upper back, torso, and buttocks.

Police located Mosholder at his father’s house a few hours later and taken into custody.…

MUSKEGON, MI – A 27-year-old woman was arrested after being accused of leaving her daughter with severe disabilities in the back of a pickup truck.

On the night of Feb. 25, Asia Beach placed her 8-year-old daughter in the back of a stranger’s truck then wandered a couple blocks away “attempting to break into neighboring houses and vehicles.”

The girl, who suffers from cerebral palsy and described as “nonverbal and immobile,” was discovered after a couple got into the truck and drove away from the home they’d been visiting.

After about a block, they heard the girl crying in the back. They returned to the home they were at and found the girl in the bed of the truck wearing only a t-shirt and pajama bottoms in the 37-degree weather.

“This girl could have died if these people hadn’t left the home when they did,” Muskegon County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Timothy Maat said. “If this was the homeowner’s vehicle and she had been in there overnight – or if the owner of the vehicle didn’t notice she was there – she’d be dead.…

MARDELA SPRINGS, MD — A couple have been arrested and accused of beating three children in their custody and forcing them to eat dog feces.

On Friday, someone tipped off police about the possible abuse of three children — ages 8, 9 and 10 — at the home of 29-year-old Amanda Wright and her live-in girlfriend 25-year-old Besline Joseph.

By that night, the three children were taken from the home and the couple was arrested.

According to investigators, the abuse began as early as May of last year and included the women beating the children with their hands, extension cords, belts, sticks, a stun gun and other objects.

The children were rarely let outside and mostly kept locked inside a closet or the basement of the home. Police say the children were mainly fed bread and water,  and the occasional dog turd.

“They were also starved, being fed a diet of only bread and water and some oatmeal from time to time again. Investigators learned they were forced to eat dog feces on occasion,” said Maj.…

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, VA — A 5-year-old boy is on life support after his mother beat him with a shoe and bashed his head on the floor.

Police were called to a home on a report of an unresponsive child. When officers arrived they found they a 5-year-old boy who was not breathing.

Deputies began life-saving procedures before he was eventually airlifted to the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters where he was placed on life support.

During their examination, doctors found the boy suffering from significant bruising to his lower back and buttocks that were in the shape of a shoe.

When questioned, the boy’s mother, 32-year-old Jaye Hadley, admitted to police she had beat the boy with a shoe and slammed his head on the floor.

Police noticed a hole in a wall, but Hadley said that was from her son falling into the wall and had nothing to do with her.

Hadley was arrested and charged with felony child abuse and aggravated malicious wounding. She will be back in court for a preliminary hearing on Feb.…

SUMPTER TOWNSHIP, MI – Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a couple wanted for the murder of a 4-year-old girl who died from severe burns.

Police responded to a residence at the Rawsonville Woods Mobile Home Community on January 1st after receiving a call about an unresponsive 4-year-old girl.

The officers arrived to find family members performing CPR on the girl who was suffering from severe burns on her body.

The girl was rushed to the hospital where she would be pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

The medical examiner would rule the girl’s death a homicide and an autopsy would reveal she had suffered “multiple traumatic injuries” and injuries that indicated prolonged physical abuse.

The girl’s mother, 24-year-old Candice Diaz, and her boyfriend, 28-year-old Brad Fields, have been charged with felony murder, murder in the second degree, child abuse and torture. Fields was also charged as a habitual offender.

The problem is that police cannot find them. The couple is believed to be driving a black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier with the Michigan license plate DTR1854.…

BUCKEYE, AZ – A woman in Arizona has been arrested after she fatally shot her 2-year-old son to death before stabbing herself repeatedly in the neck.

Police were called to a home after a family member called them to report 26-year-old Alyssa Pettibone had shot her son and was now trying to kill herself.

When officers arrived, they found Alyssa and her son, Hudson Pettibone, lying on the floor of a bathroom.

Hudson was dead from a single gunshot wound, while Alyssa was suffering from multiple, self-inflicted stab wounds to her neck. She told police that she was the one who shot her son before trying to shoot herself.

She failed to blow her brains out with the 9mm handgun found in the bathroom because a bullet had been loaded in the magazine backwards, causing the gun to jam after she shot her son.

Police noted Alyssa seemed mentally disturbed displayed signs of “control/ownership/jealousy issues.” They said that during their interview with Alyssa, she said she was sorry and that “No one would understand.”

Alyssa Pettibone was booked into jail on second-degree murder charges after being released from the hospital.…

ANAHEIM, CA – A man caught sexually assaulting an 11-year-old female relative on a Disneyland ride has been sentenced to 31 years in prison.

On March 12, 2015, 47-year-old Johnny Lawrence Johnson and the victim were on the Doom Buggy ride at Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion when an employee noticed the girl was performing a sex act on Johnson.

Johnson was apprehended by police and the ensuing investigation would reveal Johnson had been sexually abusing the girl for years, usually when she would visit him from Texas in the summers of 2013 and 2014.

At the time of the Disneyland incident, Johnson was living with the girl’s family.

Johnson was looking at a possible 50 years in prison after being convicted Nov 9. of four counts of lewd acts on a child younger than 14 and two counts of having sex with a child 10 or younger.

This week, Johnson was sentenced to 31 years in prison.…

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – A couple in Georgia have been accused of torturing a 13-year-old girl for years to the point she is permanently disfigured.

Warning for those of you who are disturbed by extreme child abuse stories: skip this one.

After a teacher noticed one of her 13-year-old students may be the victim of child abuse, she contacted Gwinnett police.

The resulting investigation initially resulted in the girl’s biological mother and stepfather being charged with one count of child abuse. That was until investigators began talking to the victim and found she has endured years of torture.

“Once we started talking to her it became very clear that it was a much more significant case,” Assistant District Attorney Tracie Cason said. “The severity of what happened to this child over a number of years is just astounding.”

According to the Gwinnett County D.A.’s office, the girl’s stepfather, 32-year-old Rimmon Lewis, was convicted of abusing the girl in 2014 and placed on probation. But the abuse continued at the hands of both Lewis and her own mother, 33-year-old Angela Strothers.…

PARK HILLS, MO – Police have arrested a couple after they were accused of putting their 4-month-old son inside a microwave, then turning it on.

Police were called after the baby was brought to a hospital for a rash on his face.

Doctors quickly discovered that the rash was actually a second-degree burn, and that the baby was suffering from a skull fracture and a brain injury.

The baby’s parents, Derick Boyce-Slezak and Mikala Boyce-Slezak, both 22, were arrested and charged with felony abuse or neglect of a child.

During a Monday hearing, Mikala said the burn were caused by someone cleaning the infant’s face with a towel that contained a cleaning chemical.

She pleaded the Fifth Amendment when asked about the baby’s other injuries. Derek didn’t testify at all.

However, a social services agent did testify at the hearing. She said that Mikala told her that the head injury was probably the result of Derek dropping the baby while imitating something he saw on a television commercial.

Even more shocking, she told the worker she believed Derek had put the baby in the microwave then turned it on “for a short period of time.”

Derek and Mikala are both being held in the St.…

TERRYTOWN, LA — Police have arrested a woman after she allegedly threw her three-week-old son at his father during an argument

According to the arrest report, the boyfriend of 24-year-old Heidy Rios brought their baby to the hospital where it was determined the newborn was suffering from a fractured skull.

Police questioned the infant’s father after they were called by hospital staff. He told them he had gotten into a heated argument with Rios when she grabbed the boy, threw him at his feet and said, “Take your fucking son.

When investigators talked to Rios, she admitted that she had gotten into an argument with the baby’s father but had no idea how the baby was injured. According to Rios, she never threw her son and wasn’t even holding him at the time of the argument.

Her story changed a bit when police informed her that a neutral witness said Rios definitely was holding her son as she argued with her boyfriend. That’s when Rios remembered she was holding the boy and that she “may have dropped the child” during the dispute.…

CLARKSVILLE, TN – Police have arrested a 22-year-old man they say raped his 9-month-old daughter before killing her.

On Tuesday morning, police responded to a medical call of CPR in progress at home where they would find an unresponsive 9-month-old girl.

She was taken to the hospital where she would be pronounced dead about an hour later.

According to an arrest warrant, the girl showed signs of being raped and that a cord wrapped around her neck is what caused her death.

When homicide detectives interviewed the child’s father, 22-year-old Christopher Conway, he reportedly confessed to raping and murdering his daughter.

Conway was charged with homicide and aggravated rape of a child and placed into the Montgomery County Jail.

According to Conway’s Facebook page, he’s an Army combat medic and the married father of twin girls.…

MT LEBANON, PA — Police have arrested a man after he was accused of beating his 4-month-old daughter to death because she would not stop crying.

On Sunday, 30-year-old George Gazzam called 911 to report he was watching his 4-month-old daughter while her mother was at work, and that the child wasn’t breathing.

Emergency crew members arrived at the home and found the Victoria Gazzam unresponsive. She was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead an hour later.

Gazzam initially told police that he was watching Victoria after the girl’s mother left for work that morning. A few hours later he changed the girl’s diaper and fed her baby formula before taking a nap together.

When he woke up, he found the baby had fallen off the bed and was face down on the floor and unresponsive. An autopsy would reveal the girl had suffered injuries inconsistent with a two foot fall on to a carpeted floor.

Victoria had bleeding of the brain, a lacerated heart vessel, a lacerated left kidney, a liver contusion, three fractured ribs, multiple bruises to the back and head and a hemorrhage behind the eyes.…


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