South Carolina teen stops mother from drowning her second sister
A South Carolina The teenager is dubbed a hero for saving her siblings from being drowned by their own mother after successfully murdering another of her young daughters.
South Carolina teen rescues 8-year-old sister after mom allegedly tried to drown her
teenager’s mother, Jamie Bradley BrunMackaya Bradley-Brun, 6, 37, was reported to have drowned at her home on the island of St Helena early Friday morning Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.
Bradley-Brun then attempted to drown Mackaya’s 8-year-old sister before her teenage siblings stepped in and rescued her, Sheriff PJ Tanner said during a news conference.
“She defended her family when no one else was available,” Sheriff Tanner told NBC News. “Your courage is amazing.”
South Carolina woman drowns 6-year-old daughter then tries to drown 8-year-old daughter
Jamie Bradley Brun, 37, is accused of murdering her own daughter and attempting to kill her other child
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South Carolina mother held without attachment, charged with murder and attempted murder
The unnamed 16-year-old girl was reportedly woken up in the middle of the night by screams. According to authorities, she witnessed her mother trying to drown the eight-year-old girl.
Now she is credited with saving her sister’s life.
“She had the ability and courage to use her own strength to get her eight-year-old sibling to safety,” Tanner told NBC. “She had the serenity of knowing that 911 needed to be called because she knew her other sister was in the house.”
Meanwhile, Bradley-Brun has been held without bail since Tuesday, prison records show. She has since been charged with murder and attempted murder, according to PEOPLE.
GoFundMe was organized on behalf of the family, no motive has been given so far
Tanner didn’t name a possible motive, but added, “I know what happened and it’s pretty horrifying.”
according to a GoFundMe Organized on behalf of the family, “KayKay” was a “cheerful and energetic girl with such a kind spirit”.
The description continued: “Her two sisters were her best friends and she really loved her family and cousins. At her young age she was a protective, brave little girl who loved to dance, sing and play with her family.”
At the time of writing this article, $3,035 has been raised from a goal of $15,000.
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