In a deeply disturbing incident, law enforcement authorities have reported that a 24-year-old mother named Angel and her 31-year-old partner, Chevy, are facing serious charges after their tragic neglect resulted in the death of their 4-month-old baby.
The couple has been taken into police custody and now faces charges of second-degree murder, neglect, and child abuse. Tragically, not only did the parents neglect their infant daughter to the point of fatal consequences, but their 1-year-old son also suffered severe neglect, leaving medical professionals astonished at his survival.
The harrowing events unfolded when the 24-year-old mother dialed 911 to report that her 4-month-old baby daughter had stopped breathing.
Responding deputies discovered the lifeless infant on a bed within the residence. During questioning by investigators, the mother disclosed that she had put her daughter down for a nap an hour earlier. Alarming signs of severe malnourishment were evident in the baby’s condition.
An autopsy conducted later revealed that the baby had suffered from malnutrition, dehydration, and starvation. The parents’ 1-year-old son, who resided in the same household, also endured severe neglect but miraculously managed to find a way to sustain himself.
The living conditions in the couple’s trailer were deplorable, with visible signs of neglect accumulating outside the residence. Children’s toys were strewn about amidst a disarray of garbage and clutter.
Addressing the shocking case, Sheriff Mike expressed his disbelief, stating, “I’ve seen wild animals take better care of their babies.” Both parents were reported to have been involved with drug abuse, and neither displayed remorse for their actions.
They openly admitted to mistreating their children, with the father deflecting blame onto drug dealers while the mother attributed her neglect to episodes of passing out for extended periods. Currently, the couple’s surviving child has been placed under the care of child protective services.