Baby Murder Update

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- 29-year-old Melanie Grant and her boyfriend, 37-year-old Duran Johnson, have both been charged with first degree murder in the death of Grant's 3-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn Head.

Kaitlyn was found dead Friday morning inside her home in the 600 block of 11th Street.

Police say Kaitlyn's 4 and 10-year-old siblings also appeared to be battered. They were taken into protective custody.


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  • by mike Location: rockford on Mar 22, 2011 at 04:37 PM
    2 words DEATH PENALTY nuff said!
  • by Matt Location: Belvidere on Mar 22, 2011 at 09:38 AM
    Thanks Quinn... for giving up the death penalty! Thats just splendid! Good job!
  • by Debbie Location: Illinois on Mar 22, 2011 at 08:31 AM
    I can not even fathom such a thing. Not to mention what I would really like to say. What is with people, an innocent child that "god" gave you to love and and care and protect, not only 1 but 3 all together. I feel bad for those children and hopefully they repent enough for "god" to forgive them. UUUGGGGHHHHH!!! is all I can say.
  • by Mary Location: Roscoe on Mar 22, 2011 at 07:36 AM
    People like this don't deserve to live!
  • by Darb on Mar 22, 2011 at 06:04 AM
    Whatever piece of trash could do this, will not only rot in hell, but will pay for it in prison. Thanks Quinn for making us support these slimeballs. OF course..innocent until proven guilty.
  • by Jessica Location: Freeport on Mar 21, 2011 at 08:09 PM
    How can anyone beat a child? This sickens me but at the same time hurts. I am a 24 year old mother of 4 kids ages 6, 5, 5, and 3. And God is my witness I couldn't ever even think of abusing my children for absolutely no reason. These two need to be given the DEATH penalty!!!
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