Fathers Who Kill to Avoid Child Support Payments
Los Angeles, California
Ms. No Single Mama Drama
Los Angeles, California–Cameron Brown–who had no interest in his child whatsoever–is accused of throwing his four-year-old daughter off a cliff at Inspiration Point to avoid paying $1000.00 a month in court-ordered child support.
Brown, 47, is being charged with the murder of his four-year-old daughter, Lauren Sarane Key, along with the special circumstances of lying in wait and murder for financial gain.
Two trials have resulted in juries deadlocking as to the charge–1st degree murder, 2nd degree murder or manslaughter– resulting a mistrial. No one voted not guilty.
Brown, who denied the charge of murder, saying it was an accident, is in custody. Read the full story>> and Cameron Brown Trial Blog>>
Dad Kills Son, Throws Him in Bag and Claims Kidnapping
New Orleans, Louisiana – Danny Platt, 22, claims to have been under a lot of pressure when he was $4,000 behind in child support payments. So, to relieve himself from the overwhelming “pressure”, he decided to kill his two-year-old son, Ja’ Shawn Platt during a visit.
To cover up his crime, he called up his ex–wife and told her that three men, armed with AK-47s, had kidnapped their son and abruptly hung up the phone. Platt eventually confessed, saying that he was either going to kill his wife or his son. Read the full story here>>
Is it really that serious? To the point where you have to kill your kids to avoid paying child support?