Man Beats His 7 Year-Old Stepson To Death Over Homework
Two Las Vegas parents have been charged with murder after beating their son to death last month, reportedly for failing to do his homework or reading the Bible. He was just 7 years old. According to the police report, Roderick “RJ” Arrington Jr., arrived at the hospital unresponsive on Nov. 29. Hospital personnel immediately contacted the Las Vegas police department after identifying severe bruising and swelling of the brain. Roderick died the very next day. Details in the arrest report say Dina Palmer, 27, alleges that she watched her husband, Markiece Palmer (who is not related to the child), beat and shake Roderick to death. However, both parents have been charged with the murder.