With the holiday season underway there are a lot of kids out there who are expecting a lot of presents. There are also a lot of parents who are wondering how they can avoid drama when their children don’t get everything that they want.
Velez, 35, was taken into custody and is being questioned regarding Tuesday’s killing of 73-year-old Julia Hernandez.
Prosecutors said the child’s mother sprayed the child with rum and set her on fire in June 2009 to rid her daughter of evil spirits, while the grandmother doused the girl with water and put her to bed without seeking medical help.
Sylvenie Thessier of Queens faces three years in prison under a plea deal.