Regusters Convicted of Kidnapping, Molesting West Philadelphia KindergartenerA Philadelphia jury has found Christina Regusters guilty of kidnapping a five-year-old girl from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class, molesting her, then leaving her in an Upper Darby playground.
Inside The Regusters Jury Room: 'Unsettling' Reactions From DefendantOne juror who helped return the six "guilty" verdicts against kidnapper and child molester Christina Regusters said it was "heartwrenching" to hear testimony from the victim and the victim's mother.
Kidnap Victim's Family Presses Lawsuit Against Philadelphia School DistrictThe family of the little girl who was abducted from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class continues to pursue legal action against the Philadelphia school district.
Jury Deliberates West Philadelphia Kindergarten Kidnap-Rape CaseThe 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.
Defense Presents Closing Argument in West Phila. Kidnap-Rape CaseThe five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her West Philadelphia school by a woman posing as her mother, then sexually assaulted.
Prosecution Rests In Kindergarten Kidnapping CaseThe prosecution has rested and the defense has begun with a single character witness in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl taken from her West Philadelphia school in January of 2013.
FBI Computer Expert Testifies In Kindergarten Kidnapping CaseAn FBI computer expert testified to disturbing evidence found on the computer used under the user names Christina and Guest.
Aunt Says She Realized Her Niece Was Probably West Philadelphia KidnapperThe 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.
DNA Link In Kindergartner Kidnap CaseA Philadelphia Police Department forensic scientist says DNA linked defendant Christina Regusters to clothing worn by a five-year-old kidnap victim.
Prosecution in Philadelphia Trial Paints Picture of Deceptive KidnapperThe 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."
Phila. Kidnap-Rape Suspect Disrupts Her Trial With OutburstsProsecutors presented testimony by an 11-year-old cousin of the defendant who testified Regusters touched her inappropriately years ago, on a couple of occasions.
Judge Tosses Suspect's Statement Because Phila. Police Failed to 'Mirandize' SuspectProsecution argued unsuccessfully that the statement should be allowed because Regusters had been given Miranda warnings twice previously.