The boyfriend of a girl who allegedly killed her disabled five-year-old son and buried his physique in her again backyard has been charged with homicide.
The stays of Jordan Rodriguez have been found within the again backyard of Larissa Rodriguez and her boyfriend Christopher Rodriguez, in Cleveland, Ohio, on 19 December.
Additionally dealing with costs is social employee Nancy Caraballo who allegedly purchased 1000’s of of cut-price meals stamps off Larissa, a mother-of-nine.
The boy had not been seen alive since September and court docket paperwork said that the physique confirmed a number of indicators of abuse, together with damaged ribs.
Prosecutors say that the boy suffered from a number of illnesses and his mom didn’t get him medical consideration for them whereas he was alive.
The investigation was sparked by a cellphone name from Pakistan, who might have been a relative of the couple, that stated the boy was buried within the again backyard.
Cleveland.com reported that social staff had famous in court docket information that her residence was in “deplorable and unsanitary situations”.
It was additionally said within the court docket paperwork that the Rodriguez residence was infested with rats and cockroaches.
Larissa, 34, has already pleaded not responsible to homicide felonious assault, endangering kids and gross abuse of a corpse.
Courtroom paperwork reveal that she advised The Cleveland Division of Police she and her boyfriend buried the boy after discovering him unresponsive.
Now Christopher is dealing with similar costs in connection to the loss of life of Jordan.
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley stated Caraballo, a contract social employee with the Brilliant Beginnings company, purchased greater than $10,000 in meals stamps from Larissa, reported Fox Information.
Larissa is presently pregnant and little one welfare case staff say they’ve handled have dealt together with her since 1999 with complaints together with neglect and bodily abuse.
It was reported that Caraballo was assigned to the household to make residence visitations however might have ignored her obligation to report abuse or neglect as a result of she was receiving the meals stamps at half-price as a bribe.