Florida, US: A 145-kilo woman Killed her 9-year-old niece Dericka Lindsay by sitting on her. Authorities said that the child got a fatal cardiac arrest.
The accused is a 64-year-old Veronica Posey who is facing a murder charge. She told investigators that her cousin had been NOT behaving well with her, so she decided to sit to give her punishment.
According to the report, 9-year-old Lindsay died on Saturday afternoon after the officers got a cardiac arrest call at a Pensacola home.
When the cops reached the incident spot, they found Dericka is not responding. Then, she was admitted to Baptist Hospital, where she was declared dead.
According to Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, a few minutes later, Dericka couldn’t breathe. She was left unconscious by the time Posey stood up.
After standing up, Posey found that Dericka was unresponsive. Posey said she called at ‘911’ number and then started CPR.
Lindsay, who was just a little over 3-feet tall and 33 kgs, was less than 1/4th of Posey’s weight. The incident happened last week in a home in Pensacola (Florida).
The incident happened last week in a home in Pensacola (Florida)…
69-year-old Grace Smith, Lindsay’s mother, told the investigators that she was having difficulty teaching discipline to her daughter. So she summoned Veronica Posey, her niece, to teach her discipline.
It was unclear from the arrest report how time did she take to sit on the minor.Veronica Green Posey told police she had sat on Dericka “FOR BEING OUT OF CONTROL.”
Dericka’s mother said that Posey allegedly hit Dericka with a ruler and a metal pipe before sitting on her….
Dericka’s father said Posey sat on his daughter for 10 minutes before she complained of breathing. He said that posey remained sitting on her for another two minutes before she got up.
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