Saturday, January 9, 2016

Dawn Diana Raines-Hewes

Dawn Diana Raines-Hewes, 51, has been charged with murdering her grandson Richard Kite in a bathtub while she was babysitting in her Fairfield, California, home on December 29. Police say Raines-Hewes admitted intentionally drowning Richard.

The four year-old was found unconscious by a neighbor after the grandmother ran screaming from the house and called 911. Police then arrived at the scene and tried to resuscitate the boy who was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

Two of her granddaughters, aged one and six years old, were in her care at the time but were not harmed.Raines-Hewes is being held in Solano County Jail without bail.