After “48 Hours” uncovered evidence that casts doubt on the verdict that sent a teacher to prison for the death of a 16-month-old boy, the Lake County Coroner was calling for authorities to reopen the case.
Police video shows suspect Melissa Calusinski being grilled by Lake Count detectives. Seventy-nine times, over the course of several hours, she denies any involvement in the death of of the toddler. Finally, after some nine hours, she changes her story.
An Illinois Appellate Court panel has upheld the murder conviction of a Carpentersville woman accused of killing a 16-month-old boy at a Deerfield daycare center five years ago, but the woman’s father said it’s only a minor setback.
As Father’s Day approaches a dad refuses to give up hope that his daughter will soon be free, despite a confession and murder conviction in the day care death of a 16 month-old-boy, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
In 2009, a boy was killed by an employee at a Lincolnshire day care center, and the trial of the owner on obstruction of justice charges was to begin soon.
Claiming a key prosecution witness lied about his credentials, Melissa Calusinski’s attorneys argued Thursday the former daycare worker convicted of murdering a toddler deserves a new trial.
A 25-year-old woman was sentenced to 31 years in prison on Thursday for the murder of a 16-month-old boy, who she allegedly tossed to the ground three years ago.
The defense team will argue the confession was coerced, in asking for a new trial for a woman convicted of killing a 16-month-old boy at a Lincolnshire day care center.
A 25-year-old former daycare worker faces a long stretch of prison time, following her conviction in the death of a 16-month-old child left in her care.
Despite new information alleging a toddler who died while in the care of a day care worker actually died from a previous, undiagnosed injury, a judge denied a motion to reduce the bond for the woman being held in the boy’s death.