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Sunday, September 2, 2012

A 5 year old girl tragically loses her life by the hands of a 16 yr old family friend


A very tragic story has hit the news in the past couple weeks. A beautiful little girl has lost her life due to a 16 year old, family friend, in Niagara Falls, New York.

Isabella Tennant was dropped off at her grandmothers house on Sunday afternoon, while her mother, Crystal Walker, headed to work. Isabella's grandmother, Sharon Lascelle, has a big heart and has a tendency of letting a young teenage boy, who lives close by, to come stay in her house sometimes when his heat was turned off. Well this normal Sunday night just happen to be one of those nights where the 16 year old boy, John Freeman, decided to stay at Lascelle's house. "She's just so welcoming in her home and just trusts everyone," a heart-broken and tearful Walker said in an interview broadcast Tuesday.

Police say that John Freeman came over to the house sometime Sunday night, and after Lascelle went to bed, around 11 pm, Freeman killed Isabella with his own 2 hands! After killing the child, Freeman called up one of his friends, 18 year old Tyler Best, to help his depose of Isabella's body. They put the little girl in a trash bag and put her in a trash can a few blocks away.

Monday morning Tyler Best went to the police, told them what he knew and led them to the trash can that held 5 year old Isabella's body. Both boys were arrested and were sent to jail. Freeman pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges while Best pleaded not guilty to charges of tampering with evidence. They are both due to return to court on September 7th.

"I just don't want it to be real," Walker said. "I just want her back."

Isabella Tennant was only 5 years old and was all ready to start kindergarten in just 2 weeks. She had already finished school shopping. Isabella's backpack is all packed and ready to go, still sitting in her room. She even packed her lunch 2 weeks ahead because she was so excited to start school!

Over 1,000 people attended the funeral at St. Louis Church in Buffalo.

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This is so heart breaking! I truly don't understand how anyone could hurt an innocent child! What could of she done that made him so mad that he wanted to hurt her? Then why put her in a trash can, down the road? Did he not think that someone would find her? another question I have running thru my mind is WHY did Freeman's friend help him that night to begin with? Why didn't he just call the cops right then? This story broke my heart and blew my mind!

What do you think about this tragic story?

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