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The parents of Azurée Charles charged for the death of a boy


Azuree Charles’ father has been charged with first-degree murder in the homicide of his child, and the child’s mother is facing accessory charges, according to Westmoreland County District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli. Watch New Kensington’s report in the video above. .Court documents show a history of physical assault charges against Jean Charles, the father of Azuree Charles. , and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Luella Elien, Charles’ mother, faces charges of aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children and obstructing the arrest or prosecution of another person. According to court documents, she called Jean Charles the morning she discovered her son was missing and allowed him illegal access to her children in the days before Azuree died. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 cameras were at the New Kensington Police Department on Wednesday night as Azuree’s mother, Luella Elien, was taken to jail. Speaking to Action News 4 from Pittsburgh earlier this summer, Elien had this to say, “I’m in shock, I’m still in shock. I am numb. I’m mad. I am upset. He was supposed to grow up and he was supposed to be awesome,” Elien said. Jean Charles and Elien are both in detention. this little kid because this little kid didn’t deserve this,” Osie Taylor said. Taylor said he found Azuree the morning of May 4 behind her shed. Detectives said he was found lying under garden furniture, mud and dirt. “Why a child? Their own child,” neighbor Bill Olbeter said. According to court documents, detectives obtained a photo of Jean Charles walking near where Azuree was found that morning, carrying a shovel and pushing Azuree’s bike. “This horrific tragedy has shaken the community of New Kensington,” Ziccarelli said in a statement. Jean Charles is in jail tonight, without bail, and Luella Elien is being held on $50,000 bond. Watch the prosecutor’s statement in the video below.

Azuree Charles’ father has been charged with first-degree murder in the homicide of his child, and the child’s mother is facing accessory charges, according to Westmoreland County District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli.

Watch New Kensington’s report in the video above.

Court documents show a history of physical assault charges against Jean Charles, the father of Azuree Charles.

Jean Charles, is charged with first degree murder, criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, unlawful restraint, strangulation, concealment of the death of a child and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

Luella Elien, Charles’s mother, faces charges of aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children and obstructing the arrest or prosecution of another person.

According to court documents, she called Jean Charles the morning she discovered her son was missing and allowed him illegal access to her children in the days before Azurée died.

Pittsburgh Action News 4 cameras were at the New Kensington Police Department on Wednesday night as Azuree’s mother, Luella Elien, was taken to jail.

Speaking to Action News 4 from Pittsburgh earlier this summer, Elien had this to say.

“I’m in shock, I’m still in shock. I am numb. I’m mad. I am upset. He was supposed to grow up and he was supposed to be awesome,” Elien said.

Jean Charles and Elien are in custody.

The medical examiner determined that Azuree Charles’ death was caused by the strangulation.

“I just hope justice is served for this little kid because this little kid didn’t deserve this,” Osie Taylor said.

Taylor said he found Azuree the morning of May 4 behind her shed. Detectives said he was found lying under garden furniture, mud and dirt.

“Why a child? Their own child,” neighbor Bill Olbeter said.

According to court documents, detectives obtained a photo of Jean Charles walking near where Azuree was found that morning carrying a shovel and pushing Azuree’s bike.

“This horrific tragedy has shaken the community of New Kensington,” Ziccarelli said in a statement.

Jean Charles is in jail tonight, without bail, and Luella Elien is being held on $50,000 bond.

Watch the district attorney’s statement in the video below.

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