Jaquinn Brewton

(Marcus King and Nadera Batson.  King pleaded guilty and cooperated with investigators.  Phila. PD photos)

Long Sentence For West Phila. Woman In Torture-Murder of Godson, 3

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.

12/18/2013

(Jaquinn Brewton.  File photo)

Former Caretaker Convicted Of Third Degree Murder In 3-Year-Old’s Torture Death

Prosecutor Bridget Kirn, who had argued for first degree, says she will argue for a sentence that still could keep Nadera Batson in prison for the rest of her life.

08/13/2013

(Jaquinn Brewton.  File photo)

Philadelphia Couple Held For Trial In Torture Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy

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.

01/04/2012

Joaquin Brewton

Funeral Services Held For 3-Year-Old Victim Of Alleged Abuse

Funeral services were held Saturday morning for a little boy who police say was tortured daily by his godmother and her boyfriend in West Philadelphia.

07/16/2011

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