Florida Mother Films Abuse on 2-Month-Old, Sends Footage to Baby’s Father, Police Confirm

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In a shocking and distressing incident, Reyanna Icilma Thomas, a 22-year-old woman from North Miami, Florida, was arrested on January 6 on charges of felony child abuse. 

The arrest came after the baby’s father alerted authorities, revealing a harrowing video where Thomas was seen viciously mistreating her 2-month-old daughter.

The North Miami Police Department (NMPD) responded to the father’s plea around 6:20 pm after he presented a distressing video clip to an officer. The footage depicted Thomas assaulting the infant while hurling abusive language at the helpless child.

The Florida police complaint states that Thomas was seen hitting and pushing the infant violently while also yelling obscenities at her daughter. In the upsetting incident, the baby girl was shown to be terrified and apprehensive while Thomas threatened to hurt her even more and even covered her mouth and nose with a blanket.

Florida Authorities’ Encounter with Thomas

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In a shocking and distressing incident, Reyanna Icilma Thomas, a 22-year-old woman from North Miami, Florida, was arrested on January 6 on charges of felony child abuse.

What further compounded the heinous act was the text Thomas allegedly sent to the baby’s father, expressing her disdain for the child and indicating she wished for the baby’s demise. Her chilling words about being stuck with this thing until she dies sent shockwaves, painting a grim picture of the abuse the infant endured.

Thomas did not comply with Florida authorities’ attempts to speak with her at her home in the 12000 block of Northeast Fifth Avenue. Just before 11 pm, authorities enforcement entered the house with the assistance of a handyman out of concern for the child’s safety. Thomas was then taken to jail.

While initial reports suggested the baby appeared physically unharmed, concerns lingered about potential injuries necessitating medical attention.

Thomas reportedly confessed, according to Florida authorities, albeit the details were removed from the arrest record. This appalling incident underscores the urgency of safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable children and the necessity of swift action against any form of abuse. 

As the case unfolds, it raises broader questions about the support systems and interventions available for parents facing challenges in caring for their children, emphasizing the critical need for empathy, awareness, and protective measures for the most defenseless among us.

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