ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Police in west central Florida arrested a man and woman accused of murdering a 3-year-old girl in their care and inflicting grisly injuries all over her body.
Citing the St. Petersburg Police Department, Tampa ABC affiliate WFTS reports Monica Williams, 33, and Daquan Lindsey, 25, were the caregivers for the 3-year-old Brandy Crews.
WFTS reports that Brandy was taken to the hospital unresponsive Tuesday with serious head injuries, according to police. She was pronounced dead on Friday.
The channel reports that St. Petersburg police officers found “several cuts, burns and injuries all over the body in various stages of healing.”
Williams and Lindsey are also facing charges of child abuse and child neglect for a boy in their care. His injuries were not life-threatening and the child was removed from the home, police said.
Authorities have removed two more children from the home, reports WFTS. A total of four children lived in the home.
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