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W. Virginia Tourists Horrified At Sight of Woman Dragging Body of Child Into Woods (Video)

Child’s father told authorities wife is an “excellent mother who must have snapped”

*Tourists who stopped to witness a car accident got more than they were expecting to see. A couple visiting from New York to attend a bluegrass festival stumbled upon an auto accident on Sunday in West Virginia.  But as they watched they noticed a woman dragging the limp body of a child into the roadside hills. Shocked and horrified they called the authorities.

When the authorities arrived at the scene, they found 37-year-old Ericka Newsome and the body of her dead 11-year-old daughter, Kaye-lea Plummer.

No cause of death has been released as of this writing, but the arrested Newsome on charges of concealing her daughter’s body; which was wrapped in a blanket. Continue reading