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'Did something bad': Chilling words of girl, 6, who strangled her baby brother in the car

Manuela Cardiga
Nov 25, 2018
09:49 P.M.

A Texas man left his two children alone in the car and is now being charged with abandonment because his six-year-old daughter killed the baby.

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Texan Adrian Deshaun Middleton, 26, is facing charges of child abandonment after his one-year-old son was strangled to death by his six-year-old sister.

Middleton left his two young children alone in the car while he went shopping for clothes at the Family Thrift Store. He returned to find the baby dead at his sister's hands.

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"DID SOMETHING BAD"

Middleton told Police he had left the air conditioner running in the car, put on a movie in the DVD player and gave the children water and Cheetos.

He said he had been away from the car 30 to 45 minutes, and returned to find his daughter weeping.

She told him she'd done "something bad." Middleton saw that his son was unresponsive and called 911; he performed CPR on the baby until the paramedics arrived.

Middleton left his two young children alone in the car while he went shopping for clothes at the Family Thrift Store, and returned to find the baby dead at his sister's hands.

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ONE-YEAR-OLD WAS STRANGLED WITH A SEAT BELT

The six-year-old later told Police that her little brother wouldn't stop crying, and she had wrapped the seat belt around his neck to "make him stop."

When he grew quiet, she said that she believed that he had fallen asleep.

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PRONOUNCED DEAD AT TEXAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

The unconscious baby was rushed to Texas Children’s Hospital, where he died. The Medical Examiner carried out an autopsy and ruled his death a homicide by strangulation.

Middleton had initially told police that he left his children strapped into car seats but later admitted that he hadn't.

Surveillance footage from the store showed that he had been shopping for clothes for over 1 1/2 hours, and not the half an hour he'd claimed.

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MIDDLETON PLACED HIS SON AT "AN UNREASONABLE RISK OF HARM”

Part of the Prosecutor's accusation is that Middleton and "any reasonable person" would have foreseen the inherent danger in leaving two young children alone and unattended.

Middleton placed his son in imminent danger of death, bodily injury, physical impairment, and mental impairment stated the Prosecutor, through an act of willful abandonment of a child under 15.

Houston Police has revealed that due to her age, the six-year-old will not be facing charges.

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ANOTHER DEATH SHOCKED TEXAS

A World War II pilot died tragically in a plane accident in South Texas. The man had joined a group that organizes vintage fighter plane rides for veterans and was participating in a fly-over in a P-51D Mustang when it crashed in Fredericksburg.

The pilot of the Mustang was identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety as 73-year-old Cowden Ward Jr. and his passenger as 93-year-old Vincent Losada of San Antonio.

Freedom Flyers revealed that Losada had been a B17 pilot during WWII. Ward had often flown veterans in his Mustang, which was deployed in World War II and during the Korean War.

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