Brittney Sierra was much calmer Friday for her court appearance. Sierra is the Hallandale Beach mom accused in connection with the disappearance of her toddler son Dontrell.
The parents of a missing South Florida toddler who is presumed dead were back in court Friday morning.
A South Florida mother who is charged with child cruelty in the disappearance of one her children when they lived in Hallandale Beach will have to wait a little longer to find out what will happen to her other two kids.
A Department of Children and Families investigator who went to a Hallandale Beach home in September to check on reports of abuse apparently didn’t notice that a 5-month-old baby was missing.
Armed with shovels and a backhoe, Hallandale Beach Police crime scene technicians continued Monday to comb through the dirt behind a home where the partial remains of a body, believed to be Dontrell Melvin, were found on Friday.
The digging at the Hallandale Beach home where tiny human remains were found Friday was completed Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, a Broward County judge increased bond for the parents living at the home.