Cousins aged 10 and 12 beat 3-years-old girl to death

Late Blessing Buckles, the toddler who was beaten to death by her juvenile cousins.
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Cousins aged 10 and 12 beats 3-years-old girl to death

Blessing Buckles was killed due to a horrifying attack by other juveniles, the police reports.

A TODDLER was beaten to death by two juvenile cousins while their moms were out gambling, according to police.

Three-year-old Blessing Buckles was rushed to the hospital on February 12 after a child called 911 and said she wasn’t breathing.

Blessing Buckles was killed due to a horrifying attack by other juveniles.

Dineshia Yates, 26, is the mother of Blessing Buckles and said she ‘ignored her children’s pleas for help’.

Terica Scott, 26, is the mother and aunt of the juvenile boys – she was visiting Yates when the attack occurred
Terica Scott, 26, is the mother and aunt of the juvenile boys – she was visiting Yates when the attack occurred.

The child wasn’t able to give dispatchers an address and said that no adults were at home, ABC affiliate WBRZ in Baton Rouge reported.

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According to reports, Deputies were knocking on doors in the neighborhood trying to find the injured child when they saw a car pull up with hazard lights on.

Blessing’s mother, Dineshia Yates, 26, and Terica Scott, 26, told the officers that they’d just left the casino.

Blessing was then found unresponsive and cops rushed her to the hospital, where she died days later, on February 14.

The little girl suffered a brain bleed and had bruises and cuts to her face and body, doctors told cops.

A 4-year-old who was at the house suffered the same injuries, WBRZ reported.

Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office determined that two boys, ages 10 and 12, allegedly beat both victims.

Yates told cops that she and her children were staying with Scott for two weeks before the tragedy.

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On the night of the alleged beating, the two friends had left eight children between 11 months and 12 years old home alone, according to deputies.

FOUR SUSPECTS CHARGED

The juvenile boys, Scott’s son and nephew, were charged with battery and second-degree murder and booked into a juvenile detention facility, WBRZ reported.

Scott allegedly knew her nephew was violent toward other kids and Yates had seen bruises on at least one child before the fatal beating, their arrest documents said.

Police alleged in the paperwork that Yates “ignored her children’s pleas for help,

Both women were arrested for principal to battery and principal to second-degree murder and were being held on a $20,000 bond.

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is now involved, according to law enforcement.

The U.S. Sun contacted the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for updates.

Source: Newsfinale.com

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