Dead Children Found In Storage Unit

A child abuse investigation that spanned multiple counties in norther California has led to the discovery of the bodies of two children inside a storage unit. Police arrested 39-year-old Tami Joy Huntsman and 17-year-old Gonzalo Curiel on charges of felony child abuse, torture, and mayhem. Police are treating the case as a homicide, pending the result of autopsies. Both will also be charged with two counts of first-degree murder with special circumstances, which includes murders committed during an act of … Continue reading →

Girl Testifies Against Her Parents

In Clarksville, Tennessee, an 8-year-old girl was forced to testify as a key witness in the trial of her parents, who are accused of murdering her 4-year-old sister, Arianna Taylor. The 8-year-old apparently found Arianna dead in her bed after seeing her father beat her sister the night before. Her parents then waited another 5 hours to call 911. My hear goes out to this poor girl. Talk about an impossible position to be in. Cases like this serve as … Continue reading →

Choking Children

In Nanticoke, New York, a 20-year-old woman was arrested earlier in the week after allegedly punching, slapping, and choking a 10-year-old. She was charged with “criminal obstruction of breathing” and endangering the welfare of a child. Is there such a thing as “non-criminal” obstructions of breathing? (Jan. 30, 2015)   … Continue reading →

Mother Kills Her Children . . . & Says She’d Do It Again

Child abuse is typically a problem of parents who otherwise love their children, either making poor decisions or loosing their composure in a moment of anger. Then there are cases like this one, which is so unusual as to defy all logic. Mitchelle Blair is a 36-year-old mother who admits to subjecting her children to some of the most horrendous abuse you can think of, eventually killing two of them. Thirteen-year-old Stoni was kicked, hit on the head, “over and … Continue reading →

Girls Body Found In Cave

11-9-07 The search for a 9-year-old girl who had been missing for a week carne to a disappointing end, when her body was found inside a cave in the Montana hillside. Little Rowan Ford was found on private land about 10 miles south of her home in Stella, a small town of about 200 people. Police arrested two suspects, including the girls stepfather, a day later. Rowan vanished while she was being cared for by her stepfather over the weekend, … Continue reading →

Man Receives 20 Years For Punching Toddler

10-3-2007 Twenty-seven-year-old  Francisco Ramirez was  sentenced early Wednesday, in a child abuse case that left a two-year-old girl permanently disabled.  He was originally charged with attempted murder, but later pleaded no-contest to a reduced charge of attempted manslaughter. He has two prior first degree burglary convictions, as well as two second-degree assault convictions and other minor charges. He was ordered to serve at least 13 years and 4 months of the 20 year term before being eligible for parole. Ramirez … Continue reading →