NEW YORK POST – A Florida man allegedly fatally beat his girlfriend’s two-year-old son after the child urinated on the couch, a report said.
Alegray Jones, 30, is accused of killing the young boy at their Lakeland apartment while the victim’s mother was at work on Thursday night at about 11 p.m., The Ledger reported, citing police.
Jones called his girlfriend at work, letting her know her son was not responsive. The mother rushed home and called 911, the report said.
The boy was taken to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Jones allegedly admitted to police that he hit, threw and squeezed the child until he lost consciousness, authorities said.
An autopsy revealed the boy died by blunt force trauma, the report said. Source.
Social distancing dispute leads to hate crime charges against Florida doctor
By Minyvonne Burke, March 23, 2021
NBC NEWS – A Florida woman faces hate crime charges after she was accused of hurling “anti-Hispanic ethnic slurs” at a man and physically attacking him during a social distancing dispute, authorities said.
The new charges against, Jennifer Susan Wright, 58, were announced Monday in connection with an argument that began in the checkout line at a Publix supermarket in Hialeah, about 13 miles northwest of Miami, according to NBC South Florida.
The news station identified Wright as an anesthesiologist who was once affiliated with the Mount Sinai Medical Center.
A man, who has not been identified by authorities, mentioned “his Covid-19 spacing concerns” to Wright while they were inside the store on Jan. 20, according to a Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office press release.
“Upon leaving the store, an angry Ms. Wright allegedly confronted the victim as he loaded his groceries into his car, coming within 1 foot of the victim’s face,” the press release states.
“Again, the victim asked Ms. Wright to keep her distance which appeared to enrage her even more and allegedly led to an outburst of verbal anger including several derogatory anti-Hispanic ethnic slurs.” … Click here to read more.