OGDEN — Prosecutors are searching for the death penalty for an Ogden couple in an abuse case involving their Three-year-old daughter, who investigators discovered so malnourished and overlooked that they in comparison her to a holocaust sufferer.
Weber County lawyers in Tuesday courtroom filings mentioned they meant to pursue the penalty for Miller Eric Costello, 26, and his spouse Brenda Emile, 23.
Angelina Costello skilled “extreme emaciation” and abuse in the care of either one of her parents, a pass judgement on wrote when he ordered the pair to face trial on a first-degree legal price of annoyed homicide in May.
Police answered to the couple’s Ogden house at the 2800 block of Grant Avenue on July 6, 2017, discovering the girl’s chilly frame in a purple blanket and coated in a layer of make-up allegedly implemented to cover her accidents.
Two Ogden officials in comparison the 13-pound skeletal determine with sunken eyes, thinning hair and little to no muscle to a Holocaust victim.
Prosecutors in a February listening to introduced footage and movies from the couple’s telephones that confirmed Angelina showing increasingly more bruised and injured as her two siblings remained wholesome, together with her mom it sounds as if taunting her with meals and her father asking if she is “evil.”
The two reportedly have ties to a gypsy neighborhood and feature selection names and addresses in a couple of states, prosecutors allege.
The couple is subsequent due in courtroom on July 19.
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