The ‘religious healer’ charged within the demise of a five-year-old whose physique was discovered stuffed in a suitcase has been sentenced to jail.
Daybreak Coleman, 41, obtained a sentence of 30 years, with 5 years of suspended probation Tuesday. She was charged with aiding, inducing or inflicting homicide, neglect of a dependent leading to demise, and obstruction of justice within the homicide case of Cairo Jordan.
Showing in Washington Circuit Court docket in Salem, Indiana, Coleman pleaded responsible as a part of a bargaining settlement.
‘You packaged Cairo like trash,’ Decide Larry Medlock stated. ‘He was an harmless little boy who needed to be liked.’
A felony homicide arrest warrant was issued for Cairo’s mom, Dejaune Andeson, in November 2022 however she stays at giant.
Daybreak Coleman, 41, pleaded responsible to 3 fees together with aiding, inducing or inflicting homicide Tuesday
She was sentenced to 30 years with 5 years suspended probation in connection to the demise of five-year-old Cairo Jordan
Coleman admitted to serving to Dejaune Anderson pack her son’s physique right into a suitcase with a ‘Las Vegas’ decal earlier than dumping it in a wooded space in Indiana
Anderson has been on the run since final yr. She is thought to journey steadily, in line with police
Coleman allegedly helped Anderson eliminate her son’s physique in April 2022.
As a part of the plea deal, the Louisiana girl should testify towards Anderson in any prison case associated to Cairo’s demise.
Coleman informed investigators she discovered Anderson on high of her son within the trio’s Louisville dwelling.
She admitted to serving to Anderson match Cairo’s physique in a suitcase with a Las Vegas decal earlier than they drove into Washington County and dumped it within the woods.
A mushroom hunter stumbled upon the suitcase later that month, not removed from a dead-end street.
Post-mortem outcomes confirmed that Cairo died from vomiting and diarrhea that triggered dehydration and an electrolyte imbalance.
Police lifted fingerprints from trash baggage the boy’s physique was wrapped in together with the suitcase. They got here again a match for Anderson.
A month earlier than her son’s demise, Anderson was arrested in South Carolina for baby endangerment, dashing and failing to cease for officers.
She led police on a 30-minute chase that ended solely when she ran out of gasoline. Coleman, who was within the automobile together with her, claimed to be her sister.
Coleman billed herself as a religious healer on social media and referred to as herself ‘Mama Gawd’
An post-mortem revealed that the younger boy died from an electrolyte imbalance attributable to dehydration from vomiting and diarrhea
The 41-year-old initially pleaded not responsible to the costs earlier than reaching a bargaining settlement
Round two weeks earlier than the invention of Cairo’s physique, Anderson was arrested in Louisville for shoplifting and assault after she punched a safety officer within the face.
Days later, the duo’s telephones had been pinged in Pekin, Indiana, not removed from the wooded space the place the suitcase was dumped.
Surveillance video captured Anderson’s automobile stopping on the street by the wooded space. On the day Cairo’s physique was discovered, the automobile was seen driving throughout the bridge from Indiana to Louisville.
Coleman initially pleaded not responsible to the costs.
Each ladies posted extensively to social media, referencing demons and exorcism.
Anderson even reached out to Fr. Vincent Lampert, priest for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, claiming that her son was possessed.
‘I’ve survived the demise assaults from my 5-year-old all through the 5 years he has been alive,’ she wrote in a tweet.
‘I’ve been capable of weaken his powers by means of our blood. I’ve his actual title and he’s 100 years outdated. Want help.’
Earlier than her son’s demise, Anderson contacted a priest, claiming that her son was ‘100 years outdated’ and had launched ‘demise assaults’ towards her
In an April 2022 put up from Coleman’s Fb web page, the 41-year-old wrote: ‘We’re catering to evil beings in youngsters avatars that are not even youngsters’
As a part of the plea deal, Coleman should testify towards Anderson in any prison case associated to the five-year-old’s demise
On Fb, Coleman billed herself as a healer, referring to herself as ‘Mama Gawd’ and writing that her ‘mission’ was to ‘assist souls.’
On April 8, 2022, eight days earlier than Cairo’s physique was discovered, Coleman posted a message that learn: ‘Magic is actual curses are actual and there are some very highly effective evil beings right here that can curse your womb after which some.
‘Nothing Is what It appears and we’re catering to evil beings in youngsters avatars that are not even youngsters.’
Cairo would have turned seven years outdated in October.
Police describe Anderson as 5 toes, 5 inches tall and 135 kilos.
Whereas she had brief, darkish brown hair in her final identified photograph, she steadily wears wigs and hair extensions.
Anderson is thought to journey, and in November of final yr, police stated she had visited San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Houston.