Police officer’s daughter found dead in dumpster after being choked to death by her motherBy Mason White 6:51 AM November 8, 2017
(Scroll down for video) A police officer in Florida is mourning the loss of his daughter who was killed and abandoned in a dumpster.
Miami Beach Police said that Officer Leon Paige is mourning the loss of his 4-year-old daughter Taina Paige.
A man went to throw garbage in a dumpster and spotted the body.
Police arrested the girl’s mother, 31-year-old Tina Farrington. She was charged with first-degree murder. She is being held without bail.
Police said that the mother confessed that she became angry because her daughter spoke back to her.
She took her daughter and son into a room. She placed a pillow over the girl’s face and held it there until she stopped breathing.
She then placed the body in the trunk of her car for several days.
When the smell became overwhelming, she put the body in the dumpster at the Tuscany Place apartment complex in Miami.