Man Gets 40 Years In Infant Son's Death
A Henrietta man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 40 years for inflicting injuries that led to the death of his infant son in 2002, officials said. Andy Reed Canada, 28, of Henrietta pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two 20-year sentences to run consecutively for killing his son, Clyde Bondurant, 3 months old.
Teen Mom, 17, Charged As Adult In Death of Infant Son
A senior at Patuxent High School is being charged as an adult with first-degree child abuse and second-degree murder in the death of her three-month-old son. According to charging documents, 17-year-old Samantha Staycoff of Lusby told investigators last week she stuffed a pair of socks into the baby's mouth because she was tired and he wouldn't stop crying.
Infant Dies From Methadone Overdose
A Louisville, Kentucky woman has entered an Alford plea to the accusation that she gave her 17-month-old son a fatal dose of methadone in July 2002. Shawn Rene Martin entered the plea to charges of reckless homicide, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender.
Mother Gets 15 Years, Likely Deportation
Hanaa Mourkus told a judge that she left Egypt for the United States in 2002 to give her children a better life. Mourkus will spend 15 years in prison and face expulsion from her adopted country because she gave one of her children death instead.
Man charged in Beating Death of Infant Daughter
A Lindenwold man who is on parole for assaulting his infant son in 1998, now faces murder charges in the beating death of his 11-month-old daughter, authorities said. David Walden, 28, is accused of striking his baby, Kira Walden, multiple times on the abdomen and head while his girlfriend worked as a waitress.