Father Get Jailed For Leaving His 19-Month-Old Baby To Die In Burning Car | MarvelTVUpdates

A man from South Carolina has been sentenced for 28-year in prison for leaving his 19-month-old daughter to die in a burning car while he fled the scene to avoid a police pursuit in April 2019.

Imhotep Norman, 28, of Spartanburg, pleaded guilty to homicide by child abuse, failure to stop for a blue light and siren, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, trafficking methamphetamine and possession of with intent to distribute amphetamine, possession of oxycodone, and possession of Xanax while in court on Tuesday, November 9.

According to a Spartanburg County Solicitor’s Office, Norman’s daughter, Xena Norman, died April 12, 2019, due to acute carbon monoxide poisoning and thermal burns.

Police tried to stop Norman for speeding on April 12, 2019. Norman drove over the median of Highway 14 and continued on I-85.

The car was fully engulfed in flames as troopers forced Norman to the right lane of the road. Norman then jumped from the burning car and left his daughter in her car seat.

He was arrested hours later during a traffic stop. After his arrest, Norman acknowledged leaving the child in the car. He told investigators he thought law enforcement would rescue her.

During the pursuit, a policeman watched Norman toss a backpack containing an assortment of illegal drugs out of the moving vehicle.

With the Court ruling, Norman will have to serve 85% of his prison sentence before he is eligible for parole.

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