“Mom, help” 9-year-old Shalom Gifaro begged when he was dying in his family’s Brooklyn apartment after enduring hours of abuse.
Painful details of Girl’s last time It was explained in detail by the prosecutor when his mother, Shemene Kato, was ordered to be detained without bail at the Brooklyn Criminal Court on Tuesday.
Kato, 48, has been charged with murder, manslaughter, assault and other crimes on Sunday morning after his youngest daughter died on a lost tablet.
According to the prosecutor, Little Shalom covered her and her 13-year-old sister with an extension cord and from her furious mother who spent two hours beating them with a broom in Lincoln Place’s apartment. I was hiding.
However, the place Shalom was looking for as a safe haven from his maniac mother turned out to be the opposite.
“The defendant lifted the bed in an attempt to pull the child out from below,” Ingle said in court. “The bed fell on Shalom … the bed fell on her head.”
The prosecutor said the child was still there after Kato dropped the bed on his daughter.
“Shalom couldn’t stand up, was unresponsive, and kept saying,’Mom, help me,'” Ingle said.
Finally, around 1 pm, Shalom’s sister called the police.
According to the city’s coroner’s office, Shalom suffered multiple blunt injuries to his head and body, bleeding internally and dying.
Kato shuffled his coat on Tuesday with his pajamas bottoms and pink flip-flops, staying quiet and fidgeting his hands behind his back. The accused monster’s mother showed little emotion except to hang her head low throughout her procedure.
The killings shocked members of the Crown Heights community who regularly saw Cato and her two daughters.
Rev. Pedro Torres, who runs a ministry that is no longer detained in the immediate vicinity of the apartment, said he saw them almost every day and never noticed anything unusual.
“She [Cato] It was regular. She will have a conversation, we will speak, “Torres said.
“Everyone says she was always verbal abuse of her children. I have never seen it. I always take care of her children with them like a mom I saw him there, “Torres said.
He remembers a playful, happy, Shalom running around — a kid he once gave a doll for Christmas.
“She wasn’t really worried in the world. She’s always smiling and funny,” he said. “I remember when I gave her her doll. The next day she looked at me and hugged me. She was very grateful,” he said.