Brooke Skylar Richardson Biography
Brooke Skylar Richardson appeared in Warren County Court on Tuesday as jury selection began, more than two years after the death of baby Annabelle.
— Keith BieryGolick (@KBieryGolick) September 3, 2019
Brooke Skylar Richardson Age
She is 20 years old.
Brooke Skylar Richardson Kills Her Baby
— Joyeta E.Anderson (@joyeta_e) September 3, 2019
Richardson, an 18-year-old when she was alleged to have carried out the killing, faces charges of aggravated murder and involuntary manslaughter which could see her slapped with a life sentence if found guilty.
Richardson delivered a healthy baby to term in July 2017 and then allegedly smashed her skull and may even have lit the infant on fire in an attempt to burn the corpse – although a forensic anthropologist later appeared to recant that claim.
Brooke Skylar Richardson Trial
This week begins the case of Brooke Skylar Richardson, who killed and buried her newborn baby. We will keep you posted as we hear more. https://t.co/rGRNmiNG49
— Safe Haven Baby Boxes (@SafeHavenBox1) September 2, 2019
The trial of an Ohio cheerleader accused of killing her newborn daughter and then burying the body in her family’s backyard just days after her prom is now underway.
Her defense attorneys have blasted prosecutors for ‘a false narrative’ that sensationalized the case.
They say she didn’t kill the baby, and that an expert witness concluded there was no sign of burning or of trauma that would have caused the baby’s death.
‘What started as an 18-year-old high school girl who was frightened and saddened because of giving birth to a stillborn baby whom she named Annabelle and then telling her doctor of the stillborn and burial in the backyard turned into something sinister and grotesque,’ they said in a motion to move the trial.
— Lauren Pack (@LPackJN) September 3, 2019
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Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Brooke Skylar Richardson, now 20, appeared in court on September 3 in Warren County, Ohio, as jury selection got underway in her aggravated murder trial
- Richardson delivered a healthy baby to term in July 2017 and then allegedly smashed her skull and buried her in the backyard say, prosecutors
- Richardson, an 18-year-old when she was alleged to have carried out the killing, faces charges of aggravated murder and involuntary manslaughter
- Because of the high profile trial, Warren County Judge Donald Oda said jurors would complete a questionnaire prior to selection to try to ensure fairness