By Day by day Mail Journalist
Updated: 21:55 BST, 7 February 2012
A two-year-old young lady was consumed to demise as she rested after her sibling set fire to their home, telling his guardians the ‘voices in his head’ made him do it.
Shea Shea Yates, was found dead in her bed at her trailer stop home in Petersburg, Virginia, on Monday morning.
Her father, Cecil Yates, said it took as it were six minutes to consume the versatile home to the ground. He attempted frantically to spare her yet the smoke what’s more, blazes were as well much.
Tragedy: Shea Shea Yates was consumed to demise as she rested in her trailer home on Monday morning after her sibling set it alight
Shock: The family what’s more, group are coming to terms with the demise of Shea Shea, who was consumed alive after her brother, seven, set fire to their trailer
Too late: Firefighters say the home consumed to the ground in six minutes, what’s more, they could not spare the girl
It was after the trailer consumed down they learned the fire had been begun by their seven-year-old son, who they said had a history of this sort of behaviour.
He conceded to police that he begun the fire with a lighter what’s more, blanket.
Shea Sheaâ€™s mother Wendy Peatree told WTVR the fire was a preventable tragedy.
Parents: Cecil Yates what’s more, Wendy Peatree were in a state of articulate stun at the point when police told them it was their child that consumed the trailer to the ground
In memory: The group held a candlelit supplication vigil for Shea Shea outside the home she was consumed alive in
‘Weâ€™ve attempted to get our child help. Heâ€™s set fire to our neighbourâ€™s trailer a maybe a couple months back on Christmas night he cleared out in the center of the night what’s more, rode his bicycle up 460 for four miles,’ she said.
‘He too has been pitiless to creatures what’s more, slaughtered them. He said the voices in his head made him do it.’
He is presently being evaluated by Tuckers Mental Institution.
A flame lit petition vigil was held in front of the versatile home on Monday night where individuals from the group assembled to discharge inflatables what’s more, offer prayers.
Mr Yates uncovered his little girl cherished music what’s more, sang a melody for her some time recently discharging a pink heart-shaped swell into the air.
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