• Massachusetts Jan 31, 2019

    Sheriff: Man Accused of Drugging, Raping 11-Year-Old Girl Attacked by Fellow Inmates

    A Massachusetts man charged in connection with the death of his 11-year-old great-niece, whom investigators say was drugged and raped, was beaten by inmates hours after he faced a judge, authorities said. Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger confirmed tells The Boston Herald that Miguel Rivera was attacked by an inmate Tuesday night in the Essex County jail in Middleton, and...

  • Massachusetts Jan 30, 2019

    Man Charged With Rape in Connection With 11-Year-Old Girl's Death

    A Massachusetts man who has been charged in connection with the death of his 11-year-old great niece is now facing a rape accusation. The Essex district attorney’s office confirmed that 58-year-old Miguel Rivera was arraigned on a charge of rape of a child with force on Tuesday morning in Lawrence District Court during a dangerousness hearing. The victim was not...

  • Haverhill Jan 24, 2019

    Police: 11-Year-Old Girl Who Died Had Fentanyl in System

    Authorities say an 11-year-old Massachusetts girl who died days after going into medical distress at her great uncle’s house had fentanyl in her system. Not guilty pleas to charges including permitting substantial bodily injury to a child were entered on behalf of 58-year-old Miguel Rivera at his arraignment Tuesday. He was held without bail.

  • Massachusetts Jan 22, 2019

    Man Held Without Bail in Connection With Death of 11-Year-Old Great Niece

    A man arrested in connection with the death of his 11-year-old great niece from Haverhill, Massachusetts, was ordered held without bail Tuesday during his appearance in Lawrence District Court. Massachusetts State Police took Miguel Rivera, 58, into custody Friday night. The Lawrence native has been charged with permitting substantial bodily injury to a child and misleading a police investigation. Rivera...

  • Massachusetts Jul 14, 2019

    Lawrence Man Arrested in Connection With Death of 11-Year-Old Haverhill Girl

    An arrest has been made in the death of a Massachusetts girl who died mysteriously at a rooming house in Lawrence in mid-December. Miguel Rivera, 58, of Lawrence, was arrested Friday night, Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett and Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque announced Saturday morning. Rivera is charged with permitting substantial bodily injury to a child and misleading a...

  • Facebook Jan 3, 2019

    Grand Jury Probing Mysterious Death of Haverhill Girl

    The death of a Massachusetts girl who died mysteriously at a rooming house in Lawrence in mid-December is now in the hands of a grand jury. According to the Eagle Tribune, documents related to a search warrant have been sealed and the grand jury investigation is planned into the death of 11-year-old Precious Wallaces.

  • Facebook Dec 20, 2018

    Mystery Surrounds Haverhill Girl's Death, Investigation Ongoing

    The mystery surrounding an 11-year-old girl’s death remains as authorities continue their investigation on the cause. Precious Wallaces was rushed from a rooming house on Jackson Street to Lawrence Hospital over the weekend, authorities said. She was then airlifted to Tufts Medical Center in Boston, where she died Tuesday.

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