Nubia Barahona

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Dad Accused of Killing Kid: She Tried to Poison Me

Nubia Barahona's chemical-covered body found in Jorge's truck in February

(Newser) - The tragic tale of Caylee Anthony isn't the only sad case about a little girl working its way through the Florida court system. Some 930 pages released by Palm Beach County prosecutors yesterday shined a light on Nubia Barahona, whose naked, chemical-covered body was found in adopted father Jorge'... More »

Teacher Warned of Abuse Before 10-Year-Old's Murder

Girl spoke of being beaten on soles of her feet, looked malnourished

(Newser) - School officials had warned a judge that Nubia Barahona and her twin brother were being abused nearly four years before Nubia's body was found doused in toxic chemicals inside her adoptive father's car, a child welfare lawyer revealed yesterday. In a 2007 hearing to decide whether Jorge and Carmen Barahona... More »

Acid Dad Charged With Attempted Murder

Jorge Barahona allegedly abused children found doused in chemicals

(Newser) - Jorge Barahona, the man whose adopted twin children were found doused in toxic chemicals inside his truck on the side of the highway Monday, has been charged with attempted murder for the injuries sustained by 10-year-old Victor, the Miami Herald reports. Barahona, who has not been charged in the death... More »

Girl's Body Found in Dad's Truck, Covered in Acid

Her twin brother, 10, is in intensive care

(Newser) - It's one of the more horrific allegations of a child abuse to come along for some time: Florida police found the corpse of a 10-year-old girl, covered in acid, in the back of her adopted father's truck. Her twin brother was in the front seat, nearly overcome by toxic fumes,... More »

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