Ronkonkoma Woman Charged With Starving Tot Son to Death

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Louisa GivensA 21-year-old Ronkonkoma woman was indicted last week on charges that she starved her 10-month-old son to death seven months ago, Suffolk County prosecutors said.Louisa Givens pleaded not guilty Monday at Suffolk County court to second-degree manslaughter, reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of her 2-year-old daughter, Ava Johnson.Prosecutors said Givens called 911 to report that she found her son, Kayden Givens, unresponsive and not breathing on the evening of May 19. The boy was later pronounced dead at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital.Investigators found the baby had been left unattended for at least 17 hours before Givens made that call and the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office determined the boy died of malnutrition and dehydration, authorities said.Kayden’s older sister, who was also found to be suffering from dehydration and malnutrition, was taken Stony Brook University Hospital, where she recovered after nine days, prosecutors said. Johnson is now living in foster care.Givens’ arrest came after months of toxicological and other tests to determine the boy’s cause and manner of death.Judge Stephen Braslow set bail for Givens at $250,000 cash or $500,000 bond.  She is due back in court Friday.last_img read more

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Thomas Partey makes Atletico Madrid’s 25-man-squad for UCL action

first_imgGhana’s Thomas Partey has traveled with the Atletico Madrid team ahead of their UEFA Champions League clash against RB Leipzig in Lisbon, Portugal. Thomas Partey had been injured but recovered on time to make the 25-man-squad for the one-off quarter-final knockout clash.The box-to-box midfielder has been phenomenal for the Spanish giants and is looking forward to helping his side win this season’s UCL.The 27-year-old was rumoured to have contracted COVID-19 but the club confirmed the players to get the Coronavirus was Ángel Correa and Šime Vrsaljko.Los Rojiblancos will face RB Leipzig in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions after knocking out the holders, Liverpool in the Round of 16.The box-to-box midfielder has been phenomenal for the Spanish giants and is looking forward to helping his side win this season’s UCL.Thomas Partey is heavily linked with a move to Arsenal as Mikel Arteta is eager to strengthen his team for the 2020/2021 season.last_img read more

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