A California father has been arrested and charged with murder following the death of his one-year-old daughter.
Jayveon Burley, 22, was arrested after his dead daughter Leilani was discovered by officers in the Los Angeles River under the Ocean Boulevard Bridge, according to the Inglewood Police Department. Fox 11,
Officers arrived at the home of Burley’s mother, with whom she lives, around 11 p.m. Sunday after she called to report a missing person.
The suspect’s mother told officers that her son had gone to the boys’ mother’s house in Long Beach to pick up their two children. However, when he returned home to Inglewood he only had one child with him.
Inglewood and Long Beach police worked together to find Leilani’s body on Monday.
The girl’s mother, Lynisha Hull, said on Instagram that Burley refused to say where the girl was. “Don’t worry about it, he’s fine,” Burley told him.
Burley was arrested Monday on charges of murder and child endangerment. He was booked into the Inglewood Police Department Jail and his bond was set at $215,000; Besides, he has to appear in court next Wednesday. The matter is being actively investigated.
A teacher and her two children were found dead in South Carolina
In other incidents, last September, a South Carolina elementary school teacher and her two young children were found dead in their home, according to authorities.
Horry County Police discover the bodies of a Carolina Forest Elementary School teacher, Laura Moberley, 42, with her son Eric, 11, and daughter Emily, 8, Inside his home during a health check-up after the shots were fired.
When officers arrived, they did not respond and went inside, finding the bodies. All three died of gunshot wounds in the morning, officials said.
Neither the police nor the coroner’s office released any information on who fired the shots.
“HCPD is saddened to acknowledge the death of two young children in a shooting in the Carolina Forest area yesterday. We ask you to be kind to each other; they may not know who has been affected by this tragedy,” the police wrote in a statement.
Moberley has been a teacher at Carolina Forest Elementary School since 2018 and serves as a Reading Loss Interventionist. According to the school district, Emily was a third grade student at Carolina Forest Elementary School, while Eric was a student at Ten Oaks High School.
“We are speechless to learn of the tragic incident involving an entire family involving Harriet County Schools. We send our strongest prayers to the Moberley family and everyone who knew them. We encourage our community to keep our students and staff in your thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time,” the district wrote in a statement.
As of now, it is known that the Horry County Police Department, Horry County Fire Department, South Carolina Division of Law Enforcement’s Child Deaths Unit, and the South Carolina County Coroner’s Office Horry are still investigating the incident and are in the process of notifying next of kin. working for ,