November 29, 2009
Sunrise, Fl (The Weekly Vice) - Emanuel Lawrence, a 30-year-old Sunrise man was jailed after he allegedly got stoned, rolled over on his 7-month-old daughter while he was sleeping and suffocating her to death.
According to police, Lawrence, who is unemployed, stayed up until 6:00 a.m. playing X-Box and smoking marijuana.
His girlfriend, Ines Gonzalez, woke him up 45 minutes after he fell asleep and told him to feed their children, 7-month-old. Jaidyn Lawrence and 3-year-old Aaliyah Lawrence, while she went to work.
After they were done eating, Lawrence put his daughters in bed with him and slept until about 2:30 p.m. When he woke up, he discovered he was lying on top of Jaidyn and she was not breathing, according to investigators.
After he realized his baby was dead, he moved her to her crib to try and cover up the accident because he was afraid he would be arrested. He called police around 3:00 and told them that Jaidyn died in her crib. An investigation proved otherwise.
Lawrence was jailed and charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child. His bond was set at $75,000.
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Posted by Danny Vice at 11:43:00 PM