Tag Archives: Kentucky

Daughter of Julio Valladares and Linda Richmond

An 8-year-old girl was beaten, starved, and tortured by her father, Julio Valladares, and his partner Linda Richmond. The girl was homeschooled. Richmond also had a son on whose behalf no charges were filed. In 2013, someone at the girl’s elementary school noticed her bruises and called in a tip. In response, Valladares pulled the girl from school to homeschool… Read more »

Michaela Watkins

rachel   October 14, 2013   Comments Off on Michaela Watkins

Michaela Watkins, aged 10, was found dead in her family’s apartment on March 11, 2007. Her body was severely bruised and burned. Michaela’s father, Patrick Watkins, and her stepmother, Joy Watkins, claimed that Michaela’s death was an accident—that she had burned herself in hot water in a bathtub and then fallen down the stairs. Michaela had previously lived with her… Read more »