Various Child Care Murders

Unrestrained Anger In Lincolnshire, Illinois, a 22 year-old woman was charged with first degree murder in the death of a toddler at a day care center where she was working. Police say Melissa Calasinski admitted¬† that she became angry with 16-month-old Benjamin Kinkan and threw him to the floor.¬† An autopsy of the boy revealed a fractured skull and internal bleeding. (USA Today 1-20-2009, p. 9A) Found Guilty In East Tennessee, a former daycare owner was found guilty of first … Continue reading →

Tot Bound With Masking Tape Dies

May 2007 A 2-year-old was taken off of life support, after suffering injuries he received with his day care provider. Vicki Leigh Chiles was being held without bail on a complaint of first degree murder. Chjiles told police the boy would not be quiet for nap time, so she used tape to silence him, according to an arrest report. It is believed the 2-year-old had his hands bound and his mouth covered with masking tape. Chiles was the only worker … Continue reading →