A Connecticut woman was arrested Tuesday for trying to hire a man to brutally assault her ex-husband for $2,500, authorities said.
Cynthia Hannon, 59, who wanted the man to break her ex’s jaw, nose and ribs, was charged with first-degree assault and conspiracy to commit first-degree assault, according to local media.
The person Hannon attempted to hire turned to the police and became an informant, reported the Hartford Courant.
A Florida mom has been branded a criminal after she allegedly marked her children with burns so she’d know they were hers.
Port Charlotte police said 23-year-old Kayla Oxenham used a lighter to heat up a stick and then branded her 5- and 7-year-old daughters.
Oxenham, a medical assistant, was arrested for child neglect Monday, but police said the burning attack happened in March.
Staff at the little girls’ day care noticed scabs on their bodies and called in authorities, WFTX reported.