Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Man Accused of Breaking Handicapped Girl’s Leg

A 35-year-old babysitter is accused of breaking the leg of a 13-year-old girl suffering from cerebral palsy. Police say Javier Rosales, from the Chicago suburb of Palatine, was watching the victim and her 12-year-old sister when he stomped on the victim’s leg as she lay on the floor.

VIDEO: Jail for Man Caught on Tape Mocking Disabled Girl

An Ohio dad has been ordered to serve 29 days in jail after being captured on video mocking a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy. William Bailey, 43, pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor charges of menacing and disorderly conduct and will have to pay a $400 fine in addition to the jail term. The sentence handed down by the judge was the maximum possible for those charges.

Mom Charged in Death of Disabled Daughter

A Toronto mother is facing a first-degree murder charge for the Feb. 21, 2011, death of her 16-year-old daughter Cynara Ali. She was originally charged with manslaughter and other charges, including criminal negligence. Now, more than a year and half since her daughter’s death, charges against Ali have been upgraded to first-degree murder.

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