Baby Found In Ohio Freezer, 2 Charged With Murder

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio couple accused of putting a newborn in a freezer have been charged with murder.

Authorities on Tuesday upgraded the charges against the pair, who have been in jail for about a week on child-endangering charges.

Kenisha Pruitt and Antonio Cervantes, of Toledo, both appeared in court Tuesday. A judge set bond at $1 million for each. Both have asked for court-appointed attorneys.

A landlord found the baby boy's body while cleaning out one of his rental properties. A coroner last week ruled that the infant was born alive and had lived no more than two days.

The autopsy didn't reveal the cause of death or the infant's identity.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Jeremy Location: Parkersburg on Apr 26, 2012 at 02:31 PM
    Anyone that could even think of doing something like this should be sentenced to death. I agree, this country needs less lawyers and quick trials.
  • by Shelly Location: Ohio on Apr 25, 2012 at 09:29 AM
    Im heartbroken for this child... What kind of animals do this..they need shot
  • by TREX on Apr 25, 2012 at 08:04 AM
    Sounds like a case that will probably end up the parents going to am insane assylum instead of prison. More tax dollars going to waste on human scum. We need less lawyers quick trials and immediate death for people like this.
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      by momof2 on Apr 25, 2012 at 08:33 AM in reply to TREX
      I couldn't agree with you more!
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        by Anonymous on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:42 AM in reply to momof2
        Oh, yes. They're obviously guilty. No need for due process.
  • by Anonymous on Apr 25, 2012 at 08:00 AM
    Holy Toledo
  • by Anonymous on Apr 24, 2012 at 07:07 PM
    thesze 2 should get nothing less then the death penality neither one of them should be able to take another breath but that my opion!!!!!!!!
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:44 AM in reply to
      Absolutely! They are guilty! Skip the trial put them to death.
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        by T$ on Apr 25, 2012 at 03:53 PM in reply to
        That's right, can't forget the trial, lawyers need their cut.
        • reply
          by Anonymous on Apr 26, 2012 at 09:05 AM in reply to T$
          T$, you should move to Iran.
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