Lexus Stagg Bio
Lexus Stagg was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in the boy (Renfro) June 11 death, Harris County prosecutors said in a statementFriday. This is the shocking moment a Houston mother appears to run over and kill her three-year-old son (Renfro) during a game of chicken.
— Miya Shay (@ABC13Miya) June 21, 2019
Lexus Stagg Age
She is 26 years old.
Lexus Stagg Children
She has five children and her two older children were living with a relative. Other three more children living with him gender of other children not reported yet.
MOTHER CHARGED: Surveillance video captured three kids running towards their mom in an SUV moments before a 3-year-old was run over and killed. Lexus Stagg is charged with criminally negligent homicide in her son’s death.
— KHOU 11 News Houston (@KHOU) June 21, 2019
Stagg can be seen on surveillance video reversing a white Lincoln Navigator in an apartment complex parking lot as her three small children run toward the vehicle, prosecutors said. When the kids are just feet from the SUV, it moves forward, trapping the 3-year-old under the right front tire.
Authorities said Stagg continued to drive forward and ran the boy over again with the right rear tire of the SUV, which weighs approximately 5,600 pounds.
Evidence and Investigations
Court documents state the boy was caught under the right tire but she continued to drive forward, running him over again.
The three-year-old was rushed to hospital where he died.
District Attorney Kim Ogg said: ‘Every parent has an obligation to protect their children, even from themselves.
‘Car’s aren’t toys and playing chicken with your kids isn’t a game.’
Lexus Stagg 3 years old Son Death
SHOCKING! Surveillance video shows mom Lexus Stagg behind the wheel, driving the car in reverse. Her three children run toward the car, she then puts the car in drive and goes forward. https://t.co/TaC7x0j0cD
— WKRG (@WKRG) June 22, 2019
She was in her car and her children were playing in front of her in the parking lot. She put her car into reverse, and drove at least 100 feet.
‘The three kids followed her, followed the car, at which point, the defendant put her car into drive and drove toward her children as they were running toward her.
‘The two older children were able to get out of the way, and tragically, the younger child was not and was run over by two of her tires.’
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- She charged with criminally negligent homicide.
- She drives forward as her Son tried to run away
- She claimed to have hit her son ‘as she reversed from a parking spot’, cops say
- But video shot on June 11 shows the SUV reversing as children run after it
- the driver then pulls forward as the kids try to run out of the way of the vehicle
- Two manage to flee but one is hit before being run over twice, according to cops
- ‘Car’s aren’t toys and playing chicken with your kids isn’t a game’, the DA said