Tiffany Hall in September 2006, killed her pregnant friend to steal her unborn baby and drowned her other children, aged 7, 2 and 1, on East St. Louis. She was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Robbie was celebrating his 8th birthday when he was assaulted, tied to a tree and set alight. No one was ever charged for the crime, although police had suspected 13-year-old neighbor Don Collins. In a 27 minute statement to police, Robbie confirmed Collins was indeed responsible for the attack, and had done so in order to silence the boy from revealing that he had sexually assaulted him 2 weeks previously. In 2001 Collins was jailed for sexually assaulting another 8-year-old boy.
Michelle Reynolds pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the 2004 stabbing death of her husband a Baptist Church deacon. She was having an affair with a youth minister who also attended the same church. Sentenced to 20 years in prison in January 2010.
Tasha Bates charged in the child-neglect, heat related death of her two sons, who were 3 and 5 years old, June 2012. Left inside the car, which reached 129 degrees. She was portray as a neglectful mother, living in a dirty, trash-filled home where traces of heroin and methamphetamine were found. Sentenced to two life terms in prison on November 25, 2013.
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