A 39-year-old man from Hollywood, FL, recently confessed to shaking his girlfriend's 11-month-old baby to death in June 2009, according to the Orlando Sentinel. According to police, Cecil Weekes has been charged with murder in connection with the incident of shaken baby syndrome that occurred three days before young Angeliah Duncan's death. Weekes and the baby's mother were reportedly home when the child began to cry uncontrollably, leading to the Hollywood man's frustration and the tragic incident. Angeliah was pronounced dead June 15th at Memorial Regional Hospital, and an autopsy confirmed that her fatality was a result of shaken baby syndrome.
As an experienced shaken baby syndrome and child wrongful death lawyer, Chris Keane is familiar with the indescribable trauma experienced after losing a child, and he expresses his deepest condolences to the friends and family mourning the wrongful death of this baby. For free information regarding wrongful death, shaken baby syndrome, or answers unique to your situation, feel free to contact Chris Keane online or call 1-888-592-KIDS.
Hollywood man charged in death of girlfriend's baby