North Carolina Woman Charged With Murder Of 4-year-old Girl!
North Carolina Woman Charged With Murder Of 4-year-old Girl! According to local authorities, a woman from North Carolina was detained and accused of killing a 4-year-old kid last week.
According to a press release, deputies from the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office revealed earlier in the week that they were looking into the death of 4-year-old Hazel Lidey in rural Vale, North Carolina, as a possible criminal act.
This led to Chelsea Crompton’s arrest on Friday. Crompton, who is allegedly the father of Hazel’s girlfriend, was apprehended at a family member’s residence in the nearby county of Madison and is currently being held without bond in the Catawba County Detention Facility.
According to a search warrant cited by local WSOC, when cops responded to a complaint of a non-responsive girl on November 17, they were initially responding to a reported heroin overdose. The warrant also stated that the girl had bruises on her body when EMS personnel arrived.
She was transported by air to a hospital in the neighbourhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she passed away four days later. According to the warrant, “EMS reported the youngster to have sustained trauma-related injuries due to the appearance of bruising all over the body.”
Deputies allegedly cut a section of the wall in the home where Lidey was discovered unresponsive while conducting their investigation. The terrible act of violence that resulted in Hazel’s death “shocked our community,” said Catawba County Sheriff Donald Brown in a statement.
— Catawba County Sheriff’s Office (@CATCO100) November 25, 2022
“We lament with the Lidey family as they experience child loss. recompense for Hazel.” Friends of the family expressed their grief to WSOC after learning of Hazel’s passing. “She was like a breath of fresh air, Hazel. a lovely youngster, “Melissa Caudle, a friend, told the outlet. “She was simply joyful. I fail to see how someone could harm her.”