Baby Dies After Being Thrown from a Car in Tampa, Florida


Tampa, Florida was the site of a heinous crime recently. A 21 year old man, Richard A. McTear, Jr., is being charged with first degree murder. During a fight with an ex girlfriend, McTear threw her 3 month son from his car out onto Interstate 275 in an area north of Downtown Tampa. McTear had previously beaten the girlfriend and the child at an apartment complex. A news photographer (Jason Bird) for WTVT-TV in Tampa, Florida located the body off of the expressway.

There was a history of domestic violence between McTear and the former girlfriend. This is truly a tragic end of life for an innocent 3 month old child.

Children should be kept out of domestic fights and domestic violence This incident shows the true danger of domestic violence to even the youngest of children.

You can read more about this story at 3 Month Old Tampa Child Beaten and Found Off of Interstate 295 in Tampa, Florida.