Dallasblack.com: Mother Accused Of Killing 11-Year-Old Daughter And Placing Her Body In A PadLocked Freezer


Monday, August 14, 2017 6:59 AM

Mother Accused Of Killing 11-Year-Old Daughter And Placing Her Body In A PadLocked Freezer

By: Elliah Dash-Stell

Mother Accused Of Killing 11-Year-Old Daughter And Placing Her Body In A PadLocked Freezer
Coming to you with some emotion-inducing news. And not the fun, there-is-a-baby-coming kind either. 

A Florida mother whose daughter was found dead in a padlocked freezer was sentenced to 65 years in prison on Wednesday. Goodness.

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that 33-year-old Keishanna Thomas pleaded no contest to charges of second-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and abuse of a dead body.

Back in October 2015, the body of 11-year-old Janiya Thomas was discovered after her mother delivered a freezer to a relative’s house. Relatives opened the padlocked freezer after they heard that Janiya was missing and found the child’s body.

Keishanna indictment states that she killed Janiya through a combination of starving, asphyxiation and drowning.

What a loathsome person.

A state report says that child protective services investigators did not properly handle the amount of violence and abuse endured by Janiya at home. No kidding.

Janiya’s cousin told investigators that the girl had a medical condition that caused her to lose control of her bladder and bowels and her mother (who apparently liked to keep the house clean) was very agitated by this condition.

Investigators were also told that Janiya was once placed in water that contained a high amount of bleach, which caused her skin to turn red and her siblings also shared that their mother would lock the 11-year-old in the bathroom day and night, blocking the door with a large trunk to prevent her from leaving.

Neighbors saw the then-10-year-old Janiya going through the garbage in the apartment complex cans back in December 2014 and she seems to have claimed that she was looking for food for her and her siblings. That is heartbreaking!

Keishanna refused to talk about her daughter’s whereabouts in several court hearings.

What is happening to the world? This is sadly similar to that story about the mother who was arrested after she was spotted dragging her 11-year-old daughter’s body into the woods.


Now, let’s all return to making terrible quips about that whole Usher-Herpes situation. We know it’s not funny; we are just shocked that someone can be as careless and gutsy about it as he seems to have been. 

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