Mother Allegedly Called 911 and Confessed To Murdering 3-Year-Old Daughter, According To Reports 


A 24-year-old mother from North Miami, Florida has been taken into custody after calling 911 and confessing to killing her daughter, according to PEOPLE

On Tuesday morning, Jellissa Baxter reportedly told a dispatcher from 911 that she murdered her daughter, who was just 3 years old. According to an arrest affidavit,

“When asked how she killed her daughter, the [defendant] replied she strangled her at first, but when that didn’t work, she stabbed her in the chest and neck.” 

When officials got to the home, they found the corpse of a child with

“deep stab wounds”

to the face, neck, and chest.

“The knife was located next to the victim’s body,”

said the affidavit. 

Baxter’s stepfather, Harold Hemmings, said he met with the 24-year-old and her daughter once when her mother died of cancer back in September 2021. He told NBC6,

“She seemed like she was a good mother.”

However, after hearing the news he said

“She’s sick. That’s all I can say, she’s sick.” 

Baxter has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse and was denied bond at her initial appearance in front of the judge. 

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