Monday, June 30, 2008
A teenager from Little Grand Rapids First Nation has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a nine-year-old boy, RCMP said Monday. The 16 year old male had been babysitting the boy who was found dead in his cousin's basement Friday night on the reserve, say community members.
Babysitter Arrested After Child Found with Burns (LA)
A local babysitter was arrested Monday for allegedly abusing a 1-year-old boy while he was in her care Saturday. Latonya Ismail, 23 of Lafayette, faces charges of cruelty to juveniles after the child was taken to a hospital by his mother Sunday afternoon with burns on his bottom area and feet. The Lafayette Police Department was notified of the incident by the hospital where the baby was receiving care around 8 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release.