Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Pics: 23Yrs Old Mother, Jamelle Peterkin, Tortures Her 1-Year-Old Son By Burning Because His Father Has A New GF
It’s claimed she allegedly abused the boy because she was upset his father had found a new girlfriend.
In the horrific video, she can be heard saying 'tell your daddy' as she held a lighter's flames to the baby’s hand and hit him.
The boy’s aunt reportedly said she also received videos and pictures from Peterkin showing the child being slapped and having a lighter held to his fingers.
Officers said they saw video of the toddler experiencing difficulty breathing as ‘an adult hand was seen stuffing a plastic bag’ into his mouth, Click2Houston reported.
Peterkin appeared in court on Monday facing child endangerment charges
‘That’s okay. We can keep playing. Let’s see how bad y’all wanna be together.
'I thought she had killed him.'
The video shocked detectives when they saw it on Facebook
'He was throwing up, his eyes were rolling to the back of the head.'
Within an hour of posting the videos, Broadnax says she got phone calls from local police.
The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has now accepted charges against Jamelle Peterkin.
A burn mark on the baby’s hand said to have been caused by a cigarette
Broadnax said the baby is now in the care of relatives in Texas and that he is okay.
Peterkin was released from jail on £12,000 bond and is facing child endangerment charges.
The boy’s aunt said the mum appeared to be angry because the father found a new girlfriend.