Nadera Batson, right, and a codefendant were accused in the death of three-year-old Jaquinn Brewton, who was beaten repeatedly and burned with a blowtorch.
Even sanitized for publication, the facts in the case are disturbing.
A Hunting Park couple has been ordered to trial for a stunning murder. The 9-month-old victim died from a staggering level of cocaine and heroin intoxication last summer. An assistant medical examiner has testified it was comparable to a case in which an adult drug mule swallowed his stash.
Padge Windslowe, known as the “Black Madam,” is the same person-of-interest in the silicone-injection death of a British tourist but has not been charged in that incident.
Padge-Victoria Windslowe, 42, is charged with aggravated assault in connection with an alleged injection last month and is still under investigation in connection with a death last year.
Witnesses have detailed the horrific murder of a three-year-old Philadelphia boy who was beaten, burned, and tortured for months before he died last summer.