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CUSTODIAL FATHER Beats his two year old daughter to death

In domestic law on June 2, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Williams told police that he disciplined the child shortly before her death for going to the bathroom in her pull ups.

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When officers arrived they found the child’s father, 22-year-old Nicholas Williams, holding the toddler.
Despite an officer’s attempt to perform CPR, doctor’s pronounced the child dead at Dell Children’s Hospital.
 
illiams told police that he disciplined the child shortly before her death for going to the bathroom in her pull ups.
Williams told police that he disciplined the child shortly before her death for going to the bathroom in her pull ups.
“He spanked her, but he said he spanked her approximately 10 times with a belt,” Sgt. Hector Reveles said. “The subsequent autopsy revealed that the child had a significant more injuries that he accounted for by that, by spanking
According to the arrest affidavit, the medical examiner believes the toddler died from blunt force trauma and possibly suffocation.
Detectives interviewed Williams’ girlfriend who said she witnessed Williams on at least five separate occasions hit the girl on the back and arms with a belt.
 
She told police she does not allow her boyfriend to spank their own children like he spanked the toddler, because she believes it is “excessive.”



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Mother braces for inquiry into toddler’s killing. McIntosh’s ex-husband, Rich Saunders, killed three-year-old Colton and himself during a court-ordered weekend visit in Drumheller.

In domestic law on June 2, 2011 at 1:53 pm

“I don’t want to be here, but I have to see it through,” said McIntosh, who moved to Mexico shortly after her son Colton’s death in 2008.

The murder-suicide that resulted in Colton’s death ended what had been an acrimonious 18-month custody battle between McIntosh and Saunders.

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But the emotional journey toward next week’s fatality inquiry in Drumheller has been far more arduous, McIntosh said.

“I don’t want to be here, but I have to see it through,” said McIntosh, who moved to Mexico shortly after her son Colton’s death in 2008.

A fatality inquiry into Colton’s death is scheduled to begin in Drumheller next week, and McIntosh is hopeful it will provoke change and raise the profile of domestic abuse.

McIntosh said she repeatedly warned the local RCMP about Saunders’ intimidating behaviour and potential for violence, to no avail.

“I felt this was a very preventable death. I wanted to work within the law to prevent this from happening again,” McIntosh said.

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Tampa man killed girlfriend’s toddler

In domestic law on May 21, 2011 at 5:33 pm
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Tampa — Before Ezekiel Mathis was thrown across the room, before his 13-month-old body was beaten badly enough that his spleen was damaged and his liver bled, there were warning signs.
His 2-year-old sister had been removed because investigators suspected physical abuse and medical neglect. His mother was…

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