1345 users online (374 members and 971 guests)  

Websleuths News


Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 48
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    973

    TX - 2-Year-Old Boy 'Was Tortured', San Antonio, 2005

    SAN ANTONIO -- An investigator with Child Protective Services testified Wednesday that a 2-year-old boy "was tortured" when he was critically injured in late November.



    CPS investigator Charles Paul testified during a custody hearing of Jonathan Lassetter, who remains in critical condition at University Hospital.



    Paul said that the infant suffered "multiple bruising throughout his body," including the buttocks, penis and anus.



    When asked by a prosecutor if the infant "suffered greatly" when the injuries were inflicted, Paul replied, "I believe the child was tortured."



    At one point during Paul's testimony, the infant's mother, Deserae Lassetter, who made a court appearance via closed circuit television, cried as she listened. Upon the advice of her lawyer, Deserae Lassetter did not testify at the hearing.
    http://www.ksat.com/news/5536400/detail.html

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>
    I hope she gets a long time in prison too. poor little boy .

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    274
    I can't even imagine torturing an animal!!

    Cases involving torture, abuse, neglect... to a child should be a mandatory death sentence (after some torture and abuse).

    Mom, cry all you want, if you did nothing to stop it, you're just as guilty, IMO.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Central Texas
    Posts
    4,441
    Quote Originally Posted by LButler
    I can't even imagine torturing an animal!!

    Cases involving torture, abuse, neglect... to a child should be a mandatory death sentence (after some torture and abuse).

    Mom, cry all you want, if you did nothing to stop it, you're just as guilty, IMO.
    I agree with you...she had the NERVE to cry?! That poor baby! I just get overwhelmed with anger about these kinds of stories.

  4. #4
    This is so sad and it angers me that people think they can get away with this crap!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    16,794
    According to her MySpace, the mother is not only pregnant again, but has contact with those kids - I think she might actually have them back. That bothers me - children are such blessings, which so many other, more worthy families can't have; once you let people torture them, you've lost your chance IMO.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    29,196
    Thank you for the update pearseha. Do you have a link to the myspace?

    Salem

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    So. IL
    Posts
    66
    Quote Originally Posted by pearseha View Post
    According to her MySpace, the mother is not only pregnant again, but has contact with those kids - I think she might actually have them back.
    From bad to worse! How could they let her have the kids?

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    5,151
    Quote Originally Posted by pearseha View Post
    According to her MySpace, the mother is not only pregnant again, but has contact with those kids - I think she might actually have them back. That bothers me - children are such blessings, which so many other, more worthy families can't have; once you let people torture them, you've lost your chance IMO.
    I hadn't read about this case the first time it was posted. It makes my heart break to think that the children could be back with her. How can they ensure the safety of the children after something like this happens?

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    3,650
    She shouldn't even be allowed NEAR those poor kids, let alone get them back!!!
    Happy New Years

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    State of Disbelief. SC
    Posts
    12,078
    Quote Originally Posted by pearseha View Post
    According to her MySpace, the mother is not only pregnant again, but has contact with those kids - I think she might actually have them back. That bothers me - children are such blessings, which so many other, more worthy families can't have; once you let people torture them, you've lost your chance IMO.

    WTF! Are you kidding me? I'm at a loss for words.....
    Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean.
    We are all just trying to make sense of an unimaginable crime.


  11. #11
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    State of Disbelief. SC
    Posts
    12,078
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    Thank you for the update pearseha. Do you have a link to the myspace?

    Salem

    http://www.myspace.com/zachrysgirl

    I think this is it.
    Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean.
    We are all just trying to make sense of an unimaginable crime.

  12. #12
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    State of Disbelief. SC
    Posts
    12,078
    LiL MiSs CoUnTrY *Ryan'…Tanya Davis Jan 28 2009 2:28 PM

    hey girl i know your going through a lot, dont run away from san antonio becuase some jerk off who did you wrong, hold your head high and show him you can move on with out having to run from your problems! pray and keep god in your life!
    from her MySpace.
    Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean.
    We are all just trying to make sense of an unimaginable crime.

  13. #13
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    So. IL
    Posts
    66
    Quote Originally Posted by Lovejac View Post
    It certainly looks like her.

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    State of Disbelief. SC
    Posts
    12,078
    Can anyone tell me what ever happened to this little boy??? Did he survive??

    All I've been able to find is that she testified against him for a plea deal, does anyone know what that deal was?
    Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean.
    We are all just trying to make sense of an unimaginable crime.

  15. #15
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    So. IL
    Posts
    66
    Quote Originally Posted by Lovejac View Post
    Can anyone tell me what ever happened to this little boy??? Did he survive??
    Lovejac, on the myspace page, there's a montage dated 4/22/08. The pics show a little girl and a little boy in a wheelchair.

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... LastLast


Similar Threads

  1. CA - 5 year old severely tortured
    By taysmommy in forum Crimes-Spotlight on Children
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 12-09-2015, 10:13 PM
  2. GUILTY TN - Kelly Sellers, 23, tortured & murdered, Sevier County, 22 April 2005
    By mysteriew in forum Recently Sentenced and Beyond
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-01-2015, 07:48 PM
  3. GUILTY HI - Talia Williams, 5, beaten to death, Wahiawa, 16 July 2005
    By mysteriew in forum Recently Sentenced and Beyond
    Replies: 69
    Last Post: 06-02-2015, 03:30 PM
  4. WA - 4 and 8 year old beaten and tortured - Mom and BF arrested
    By MsFacetious in forum Crimes-Spotlight on Children
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 03-25-2014, 12:19 PM
  5. Police: Mom Tortured 13-Year-Old Son
    By wildTrose in forum Crimes-Spotlight on Children
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 06-13-2007, 02:11 PM

Tags for this Thread