In an update to a previous article, Clarence Edward Martin has been charged for the death of his 2-month old, setting an apartment on fire, and death of the family dog.
The man who threw his 2-month-old daughter from a balcony Saturday has been identified as Clarence Martin Jr.. The 2-month-old was found by police in her mother’s arms and taken to St. Rose Hospital and Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and I was given the opportunity to talk with Astrid, a domestic violence attorney since 2019. Before that, she worked as a clerk for a judge who handled family law cases and at a domestic violence shelter in Los Angeles.
A police officer just two weeks away from retirement was shot and killed Tuesday. Houston police were called to assist a woman taking her belongings from an apartment after calling in multiple domestic abuse claims against the suspect that were dismissed by previous officers.
Tuesday morning Christy Hampton fled with her three children as her husband began to gun them down. The Kentucky mother and teacher escaped with her three children to her parents’ home next door.
More than four months after her disappearance, the search for missing Colorado biker Suzanne Morphew continues. Suzanne’s brother, Andy Moorman, organized a massive volunteer search that began on September 23. Hundreds of volunteers poured into Suzanne’s small town of Salida, where she had gone missing on May 10, and have now trekked over mountains and through forests in search of clues for three days. The search is expected to last until September 29.
Ronnie DeWayne Kato Jr. of Baton Rouge had threatened years earlier to kill police if his girlfriend called them, one statement said.
“Overall, when it comes to violent crime, we’ve kind of noticed a decrease in violent crime overall; however our domestic assaults and violence relating to couples, we’ve seen a little bit of a surge,” said Lansing Police Chief Daryl Green.
Rihanna has already given millions of dollars to coronavirus response efforts, including funding for ventilators in her native Barbados, and donating personal protective equipment to New York State.
Doctors at a children’s hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.
“We also saw similar types of things happen during the recession where, in our trauma department, the most common cause of trauma death in children was motor vehicle collisions. During the recession, that changed to abusive head trauma, and I don’t want to see that again,” Coffman noted.