The Bronx mother who was questioned about her young daughter’s death was launched Sunday after being arraigned on a pair of kid endangerment fees for allegedly abusing her different two kids.
Lynija Eason — whose daughter, Jalayah Eason, was found unconscious and covered in bruises within the household condo Friday — was launched from Bronx Criminal Court with digital monitoring after being slapped with two counts of appearing in a way injurious to a baby youthful than 17 years outdated.
She has not been charged in Jalayah’s dying, which a police spokesperson mentioned has not but been dominated a murder.
Neighbors say they heard the 6-year-old lady begging for her life throughout a 4 a.m. beating.
Eason referred to as 911 about that point and informed police she discovered the lady chilly and never respiratory inside a closet of their squalid twelfth flooring condo at NYCHA’s Forest Houses on East one hundred and sixty fifth Street.
Authorities introduced Jalayah to Lincoln Hospital, however she didn’t survive.
On Sunday, Eason appeared in Bronx Criminal Court on fees that she’d damage her different two kids: Jezheir Eason-Branch, age 8, and Jelyenn Eason-Harris, age 3.
NYPD Det. Frankie Hernandez wrote within the grievance that the 2 children had cuts, scars and rashes when police visited the house May 26.
Jezheir had “numerous small lacerations in numerous phases of therapeutic on his again, scalp, legs and arms,” Hernandez wrote. The boy allegedly additionally had a reduce on his brow and a deep, partially-healed gash on his scalp.
Little Jelyenn had a “lengthy, discolored scar” on her waist and a “widespread discolored rash to her interior thighs and buttocks,” Hernandez wrote.
The condo was affected by trash, together with dirty clothes and linen, open containers of meals stacked up on the ground and different rubbish, the grievance states.
Food rotted within the fridge and cupboards, bugs infested the house and the place smelled of urine and feces, Hernandez wrote.
Eason informed police she took care of her children on her personal, and nobody else lived within the dwelling.
Cops introduced her to the forty second Precinct station home for questioning after they discovered bruises and different indicators of trauma on Jalayah’s wrists and torso Friday.
Upstairs neighbor Dennis Rivera informed The Post that he was alarmed by an early morning commotion Friday, and he heard Jalayah “screaming for her pricey life.”
“At 3:42 within the morning that lady was screaming,” Rivera mentioned. “She was screaming for pricey life . . . She was screaming like hell.”
“She stored saying ‘cease, cease, cease’ . . . “You may hear the thumps, bro.”
Police sources mentioned there had been a number of requires home violence on the household’s deal with.
The metropolis’s Administration for Children’s Services declined to say Sunday the place the opposite two kids have been residing in the meanwhile, however famous that they have been protected.
“We are investigating this case with the NYPD,” an ACS spokesperson mentioned in an e mail. “The security of the opposite kids within the house has been secured.”
Eason’s subsequent courtroom date is June 2.