Bryant Elementary School
The family of the little girl who was abducted from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class continues to pursue legal action against the Philadelphia school district.
The five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her kindergarten class by a woman impersonating her mother, then taken to a house and abused in unspeakable ways, causing horrific physical injuries.
The five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her West Philadelphia school by a woman posing as her mother, then sexually assaulted.
The defendant lived with her aunt in West Philadelphia, near the school, at the time of the kidnapping. Christina Regusters is also charged with molesting the abducted kindergartener.
The five-year-old victim, blindfolded during most of her kidnap ordeal, has testified that she was aware of three people: the disguised woman who kidnapped her, a man, and another woman who identified herself as “China.”
Prosecutors presented testimony by an 11-year-old cousin of the defendant who testified Regusters touched her inappropriately years ago, on a couple of occasions.
The family of a girl who died of an asthma attack after attending a public school without a nurse has sued the Philadelphia School District.
Prosecution argued unsuccessfully that the statement should be allowed because Regusters had been given Miranda warnings twice previously.
Recounting the horror, the prosecution played a long, videotaped recording of a 5-year-old victim describing her abduction from Bryant Elementary School in Upper Darby, a sexual assault and being found abandoned in a playground.
Testimony in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged with kidnapping a Philadelphia child from her elementary school and then sexually assualting her focused today on the police investigation that led to the defendant.
Imagine this: you’re walking to work early one winter morning when it’s still dark, and you hear a little voice crying out, “Help! Help! Help!”
The mother of a girl kidnapped from her West Philadelphia elementary school and then sexually abused has taken the stand at the trial of the woman accused in the case.
A nine-year-old brother was cleared to testify after the judge determined he understood right from wrong.
Opening Statements To Begin In Trial Of Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Abusing School Girl In Upper Darby
Opening statements were scheduled for Monday morning in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged with kidnapping a kindergartener from her West Philadelphia school and then sexually abusing her.
Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial of a daycare worker charged with brutally, physically and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl kidnapped from Bryant Elementary School in Upper Darby in January of 2013.