Westchester man killed 7-year-old daughter
They say the girl – police would not give her age – was taken to a home and sexually assaulted.
At a press conference prior to the arraignment, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson said the day was “an exceptionally painful day for New Rochelle”.
Mahon became concerned as to what was happening at the home after exchanging a series of text messages with the suspect at about 1:40 p.m. Police said that early unconfirmed reports that the girl was stabbed were not correct. When she arrived at the home, she called out for White and his daughter but received no response.
Neil White was treated for his wounds at a hospital.
A neighbor said the baby-sitter, a woman in her 60s, became hysterical upon hearing the horrific news from police. The newspaper said the couple were living apart and had shared custody of Gabrielle.
Neil White chokes 7 year old daughter to death: Pictured Gabrielle White.
Speaking to CBS2’s Jessica Layton after the horrific incident, the babysitter Mahon admitted that she did not see it all coming.
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White reportedly emerged from a room bleeding and told Mahon the child was “in her room resting“.
The family issued the following statement: “No words could sum up all that Gabrielle meant to us, but she was our light“. We are broken and devastated that our sweet little girl is gone but we’re thankful that we had seven wonderful years with her.
The City School District of New Rochelle and Ward School are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of one our students. And there’s no logic or reason, ‘ Richardson said of White, who is a writer and political consultant. He’s scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. His next court date is June 15.
The precise circumstances of the suspected homicide are not yet known, but police told the Journal News that the cause of death is asphyxia by suffocation.