Laureen McArthur is accused of scalding her 14 month-old son Dominique, proper, to loss of life in a shower (Footage: Fb/GoFundMe)
A mom allegedly scalded her 14 month-old son to loss of life in a scorching bathtub, then begged for money on Fb. Laureen McArthur, 27, is accused of fatally injuring her son Dominique at their dwelling in Union Metropolis, Tennessee, on November 10.
Dominque was rushed to hospital with burns masking 47% of his physique, and died on November 14 after being transferred to Arkansas Kids’s Hospital for specialist therapy.
McArthur was arrested and charged with negligent murder and baby abuse on Tuesday, after issuing a plea for money on her Fb account, and sharing images in addition to a video of Dominique’s funeral.
The alleged killer posted a hyperlink to her Cashapp account the day after Dominique was admitted to hospital, and wrote: ‘If y’all wanna ship me some cash my Cashapp is $hannahp2000 any lil bit will assist proper now fr (IM NOT PUTING NOTHING ON FB BOUT IT AS OF RIGHT NOW’
McArthur requested Fb buddies to ship her cash the day after her son was admitted to hospital (Image: Fb)
Dominique died in hospital 4 days after being admitted with burns to 47% of his physique (Image: Fb)
McArthur additionally shared images of herself at her son’s funeral earlier than she was arrested (Image: Fb)
She introduced Dominique’s loss of life on November 14, writing: ‘We love you child boy.’
McArthur additionally shared a hyperlink to a GoFundMe web page arrange by pal China Smith to pay for Dominique’s funeral and ‘assist ease the ache and burden for the household.’
Earlier than being arrested, McArthur shared a number of photoshopped photographs of her late son as an angel, and in addition uploaded movies of a balloon launch held in his honor.
She paid quite a few tributes to Dominque on Fb, writing ‘RIH’ (relaxation in heaven).
McArthur faces a cost of negligent murder. Investigators have but to launch additional particulars on her son’s loss of life (Image: Obion County Sheriff’s Workplace)
McArthur additionally uploaded photographs from the funeral together with snaps of pallbearers carrying Dominique’s small white coffin to his grave, and a 15 minute video of a pastor conducting the service.
Investigators have but to share additional particulars on the circumstances surrounding Dominique’s loss of life.
McArthur stays in Olbion County Jail forward of her subsequent court docket listening to, WKRN reported.
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