Abuse Happening at Home
Man Allegedly Abuses His 44 Day Old Daughter
Being a mother, I can not imagine ever hurting my child. When you have children, they become your everything. They are and always will be the most important thing in your life from the day you find out you’re expecting until you leave this earth, they are everything. So as I write this blog post, it’s tearing me up to know how horrible some people are in this world. How can someone abuse a child?
A Valley man has been charged with one count of child abuse with intent. This was after his 44 day old daughter had suffered from brain bleeding as well as rib fractures, bruises, and hemorrhages. Granted accidents happen but this? How does a 44 day old baby get hurt this bad?
Child Injured While In Father’s Care
The little girl was in the care of her father at their home at the time of the injuries. According to the police the home was near 40th Street and Thomas Road.
Justin Allee is the identified suspect. According to the police report, Justin had called his mother and the child’s mother before he called the police to report the incident.
The report also said that Justin had at first, claimed that he had did nothing to cause the baby girl’s injuries. However, he later said that the injuries had happened after the baby had fell in the bathtub. Which is quite fishy, since a 44 day old baby should not be standing in a tub. They can’t stand at this age.
The report also stated that the girl’s mother had left for work and did not notice any injuries to her baby. She also told the police that Justin had initially called her to say that the baby wasn’t breathing before he called her back to say he was in the ambulance with the young girl.
Man Charges With Killing Grandmother Over House Rules
On Friday a man pleaded guilty for killing his grandmother last year. He brutally beat her with a shovel and then slit her throat. All of this because of some strict house rules which were curfew rules and how much he had to pay her for rent.
Apparently the man has a violent past. According to the Maricopa County Prosecutors, Jason Eric Howell had also pleaded guilty to child abuse as well as aggravated assault charges for another case he was involved in. The sentencing for that will be this coming July 1st.
Forty year old Jason Howell, was at first charged with “first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, hindering prosecution, and abandoning a body”.
The court records show that Jason had told the police that he had first tried to kill his grandmother, Helen Jean Lee who was seventy-eight years old, in her sleep. However he stopped when she woke up.
Not but a couple days later, Jason then attacked his grandmother with a shovel. He then violently slit her throat. Afterwards he disposed of her body in the desert.
On November 2, Jason led the investigators straight to his grandmother’s corpse.
Jason’s Grandmother was Missing for Days
Someone had reported the elderly woman missing just days before they found the body. When they went to the grandmother’s home they found a “bloody crime scene” inside of the house.
The police were not strangers to Jason’s home, they had been out on a few calls there before for Jason had hallucinations and “erratic behavior and violent tendencies” that the police had to respond to.
On the same day that his grandmother was reported missing, Jason was arrested on several charges which include: assaulting a police officer as well as kidnapping.
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