Anthony Avalos

Craig Fiegener
Ameera Butt
August 28, 2019 - 9:57 am
There's some breaking news today in Los Angeles: Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Lancaster mother and her boyfriend in the death of her son, 10-year-old Anthony Avalos. The death penalty will be sought against Heather Barron, 29, and her boyfriend, Kareem Leiva, 33, who are charged...
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August 01, 2019 - 5:10 pm
An attorney representing some family members of a 10-year-old Lancaster boy, who was allegedly tortured and killed, filed a $50 million wrongful death lawsuit against the Department of Children and Family Services Thursday morning. It involves the torture and abuse case of 10-year-old Anthony...
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Craig Fiegener
January 11, 2019 - 1:24 pm
(KNX 1070/CNS) - Relatives of a 10-year-old Lancaster boy, who was allegedly tortured to death by his mother and her boyfriend, say Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services denied them custody of two of the boy’s siblings. KNX reached out to DCFS for comment, but so far, there'...
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December 03, 2018 - 12:40 pm
(KNX 1070/CNS) - The judge in the murder case of a 10-year-old, who was tortured to death in Lancaster, says the public has the right to know what led to a murder indictment, against the boy’s mother and her boyfriend. On Monday, the judge unsealed the grand jury transcripts, which includes...
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Jon Baird KNX1070
July 20, 2018 - 8:04 am
(KNX 1070) - A large crowd turned Friday out for the funeral of the 10-year-old Lancaster boy who was allegedly tortured and killed by his mother and her boyfriend -- both are now in jail. The pastor at a church near Lancaster reportedly told the crowd that children shouldn’t have to go to heave,...
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Jon Baird/KNX 1070
July 17, 2018 - 8:10 am
(KNX 1070) - There are now calls for a criminal investigation of the social workers who handled a child abuse case in Lancaster. Family members are going after the social workers who they say failed to protect 10-year-old Anthony Avalos after numerous reports of child abuse. Avalos died last month...
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