Mom Runs Over Toddler Son With Lincoln Navigator, Says She Was ‘Taking part in Recreation of Rooster’
Prosecutors in Houston, Texas, just lately charged a lady for criminally negligent murder within the demise of her three-year-old son. In response to a number of studies and a press release from the Harris County District Lawyer, 26-year-old Lexus Stagg ran over her baby in an try to play a sport of rooster whereas in a car parking zone.
District Lawyer Kim Ogg mentioned that Stagg drove a 2006 Lincoln Navigator towards her three kids close to her condominium complicated. Stagg then reportedly tried to steer away on the final minute to scare her youngsters however as an alternative, ran over her three-year-old son with the Navigator’s entrance wheel.
When authorities arrived, Stagg allegedly advised police that she mistook working over her son as a velocity bump. The incident, nevertheless, was caught on surveillance video.
The footage supposedly exhibits Stagg strolling out of her condominium and hopping into her Lincoln. As she backs out of a parking spot, her three youngsters come working out of the condominium to the entrance of the automotive. Stagg then strikes towards her youngsters to play rooster with them, however solely two of the kids dodged the SUV in time.
The three-year-old boy was then seen getting caught underneath the entrance wheel. Stagg reportedly didn’t cease both as he was additionally crushed underneath the rear wheels. He was transported to the closest hospital however later died from his accidents.
“You ought to be enjoying Peek-A-Boo with a three-year-old as an alternative of forcing him to attempt to dodge a 5,600-pound lethal weapon,” Sean Teare, chief of the Vehicular Crimes Division mentioned within the DA workplace’s assertion.
On account of the incident, Stagg is going through as much as 10 years in jail. She additionally reportedly has a historical past with Baby Safety Providers.
“Each mother or father has an obligation to guard their kids, even from themselves,” DA Ogg mentioned within the assertion. “Automotive’s aren’t toys and enjoying rooster together with your youngsters isn’t a sport.”