Cassie Barker, an ex-police officer, the admission to having sex with her supervisor in September 2016, while her 3-year-old daughter was left to die in hot patrol car.
A Mississippi Circuit Judge on Monday told a former agent who pleaded guilty to having sex with her supervisor, while her 3-year-old daughter was dying in a hot patrol car that “you will forever be locked in a prison of your own mind.”
Cassie Barker, 29, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a plea bargain after being indicted on a second-degree murder charges. Barker was released on bail, but was arrested Monday after pleading guilty.
Her daughter Cheyenne highest possible score died Sept. 30, 2016, after Barker left her tied up in a seat for four hours, while she and her then-supervisor in his house.
Barker later found her daughter not responding. Authorities say that the highest possible score, the body temperature was 107 degrees when she arrived at a nearby hospital. The heat index that day had reached more than 100 degrees, the Sun Herald reported.
I don’t know what I would ever do to you that would be worse than what you have already experienced … You will forever be locked in a prison of your own mind.
— Harrison County Circuit Judge Larry Bourgeois
Prosecutors recommended that Barker spend 20 years in prison, according to the Herald Sun. Harrison County Circuit Judge Larry Bourgeois said he wanted more time to consider the case and would the meaning of the ex-Long Beach officer on 1 April.
“I don’t know what I would ever do to you that would be worse than what you have already experienced … You will forever be locked in a prison of your own mind,” Bourgeois said Barker.
Barker, who was working two jobs when her daughter was murdered, first claimed she had to talk to her then-supervisor, Clark, Ladner in his home early on a hot morning, when she fell asleep.
Clark Ladner, Barker’s then-supervisor, was allegedly fired within a few days of highest possible score death.
(Long Beach Police Department)
Ladner and Barker were fired by the city of Long Beach within a few days. Ladner told officials that he did not know that the girl in the car and has not previously been criminally charged.
The mother had her daughter alone in a car at least once before, at a store near Gulfport in April 2015. The police responded and the child welfare officials took temporary custody of the girl in time. Barker was suspended from the Long Beach and the police for a week without pay. The girl’s father, Ryan highest possible score, said he was never informed of that first incident.
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“Every time I close my eyes, I see her suffering and then I took her picture laying in this coffin,” Ryan highest possible score said Monday. “I can still see her smile and laugh in my head and I take that laugh and the laugh turned to pain and suffering in that case.”
Cheyenne highest possible score, the body temperature was 107 degrees when she arrived at a nearby hospital.
The father is suing the Long Beach Police Department and the Mississippi Department of child protection for the wrongful death of his child, and says that the child welfare agency should have taken stronger action after the first incident.
“As a parent, you’re supposed to protect your child, and Cheyenne is gone because her mother didn’t protect her, not once, but twice,” the highest possible score said.
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Barker was himself in the hospital after the girl’s death for what officials described as a shock. A psychological exam showed Barker suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder attributed to childhood trauma and her daughter died. She was found competent to stand trial.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.