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Mom threw her two children onto the Los Angeles freeway after killing her partner

2024-04-11T15:38:23+00:00
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  • Danielle Cherakiyah Johnson committed a heinous crime.
  • She threw her young daughters onto the freeway.
  • Her 8-month-old died.

THE WORST MOTHER IN THE WORLD? Danielle Cherakiyah Johnson made a horrifying decision after fatally stabbing her partner.

The 34-year-old decided to kill her young daughters by pushing them out of a moving car into the middle of the freeway.

She then killed herself by driving into a tree.

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Danielle Cherakiyah Johnson killed her children

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In a heart-wrenching scene that shook Los Angeles, two young girls were found on a busy freeway.

The tragedy appears to be the result of a brutal act perpetrated by their own mother, according to The Associated Press.

Their mother was identified as Danielle Cherakiyah Johnson, 34. Los Angeles Police confirmed the horrifying incident but did not disclose the names of the girls.

Images of this terrible scene circulated on social media, showing authorities on the freeway attempting to rescue the young girls.

What happened to Johnson’s daughters?

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The Los Angeles Police Department reported that a 9-year-old girl and her 8-month-old sister were assisted after being struck by a moving vehicle.

The 8-month-old was pronounced dead at the scene early Monday morning, and her older sister was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries, according to law enforcement.

Police identified their mother as Danielle Johnson. They also discovered that she had fatally stabbed her partner before pushing her children out of the car.

The man was identified as Jaelen Allen Chaney, and he was found dead in the Woodland Hills neighborhood, in the San Fernando Valley.

She took her own life

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Following the murder of her partner, Johnson fled in a Porsche Cayenne, according to the LAPD.

According to AP, the couple had a pre-dawn argument that turned violent, leading to Chaney’s stabbing.

Detectives found a knife «with biological evidence» at the scene, according to authorities.

Johnson then drove along Interstate 405 in Culver City, about 10 miles west of downtown L.A., and her daughters were «expelled» from the SUV while it was moving.

Was Danielle Cherakiyah Johnson arrested?

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According to the LAPD, 30 minutes later Johnson was driving over 100 mph when she crashed into a tree.

The incident took place in Redondo Beach, about 20 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles, according to The Associated Press.

Investigators said the single-vehicle accident was an apparent suicide, and forensic experts are reviewing the evidence.

The tragedy of the girls thrown from the moving SUV in Los Angeles is a brutal blow to the collective consciousness, shocking the country.

How did police find Chaney’s body?

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The coroner identified Chaney, 29 years old, according to he AP. Initially police did not realize the two crimes were related.

Police were called to his apartment after neighbors saw the front door open and blood inside around 7:30 a.m.

Investigators believe he was murdered before the children were discovered on the interstate.

Meanwhile, authorities continue to investigate the events that led to this tragedy, trying to find answers in a sea of questions. To see photos of the scene on the freeway click HERE.

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