Florida Man Who Killed Daughter By Throwing Her Off Bridge Asks For New TrialA Florida man is looking for a second chance after being found guilty of an extremely heinous crime.
Insanity Defense Set For Man Who Dropped Daughter Off Florida BridgeIt’s an extremely difficult case for all parties involved.
Man Accused Of Killing Daughter Ruled Incompetent To Stand TrialThe man accused of throwing his young daughter over a Tampa bridge is being sent to a prison mental facility until he’s capable of understanding the charges he’s facing.
Gardiner Wants Review Of Mental Health Services After Girl's DeathSenate President Andy Gardiner wants the state to focus more on mental-health issues after the child-welfare system was stunned by the death of a 5-year-old girl whose father is accused of dropping her into Tampa Bay.
Report: Man Who Tossed Daughter Off Bridge Incompetent To Stand TrialDoctors have found a man accused of throwing his daughter off a bridge leading to the Sunshine Skyway over Tampa Bay incompetent to stand trial.
Report Shows Lost Chances To Help Slain 5-Year-OldA report released Monday by the Florida Department of Children and Families shows that child-protective officials missed several opportunities to help Phoebe Jonchuck's troubled family or to intervene in the last days of her life.
DCF Chief: Hotline Refused Call Week Before Girl's DeathThe secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families told lawmakers Wednesday that the state abuse hotline screened out not one but two calls about potential danger to 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck --- with the first call a week before her death in the waters of Tampa Bay.
DCF Promises Changes After Death Of Child Thrown From BridgeThe Department of Children and Families (DCF) is promising swift changes in how they respond to potential child abuse cases amid an investigation into the death of a 5-year old thrown from a Florida bridge.
Lawyer: Tampa Dad Acting Strange Before Tossing Daughter From BridgeA Tampa man accused of throwing his daughter of a bridge leading to the Sunshine Skyway was reportedly acting strangely the day before.
Police: Man Throws 5-Year Old Off Sunshine Skyway BridgeA five year old Tampa girl died after her father threw her off a bridge on the approach to the Sunshine Skyway early Thursday morning.