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Videos for June 30, 2011

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Perez talks about her son's low weight

Rachel Perez, in an interview at the Johnson County Jail on June 21, 2011, says her son was always thin and that "he wouldn't grow." When found, her 6-year-old son weighed less than 20 pounds, the average weight of an 8-month-old infant.

Published on June 30, 2011

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Perez talks about putting son in attic

Rachel Perez, in an interview at the Johnson County Jail on June 21, 2011, tells how and why she put her son in the attic of her De Soto home. Perez says that it was the first and only time her son had ever been in the attic, contrary to what prosecutors say.

Published on June 30, 2011

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Perez talks about struggles of being a single mother

Rachel Perez, in an interview at the Johnson County Jail on June 21, 2011, discusses the financial struggles her family was facing at the time of her arrest.

Published on June 30, 2011

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Free State football team spends summer training for upcoming season

Free State High School athletes spend time during the summer lifting weights and doing drills to stay in shape and prepare for the fall football season.

Published on June 30, 2011

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Defense attorney Jason Billam discusses the case against Rachel Perez

On August 17, 2010, police found Rachel Perez's 6-year-old child with Down Syndrome malnourished — and weighing less than 20 pounds — in the attic of her De Soto home. Jason Billam, Perez's court-appointed attorney, discusses the case. Billam says that Perez lacked the intent to kill her son, but rather made a series of very bad decisions. LJWorld.com has censored the names of Perez's children and some offensive language.

Published on June 30, 2011

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De Soto mother Rachel Perez, Johnson County officials discuss child abuse case

An interview with Rachel Perez and others officials involved in her case. On August 17, 2010, police found her 6-year-old child with Down Syndrome malnourished — and weighing less than 20 pounds — in the attic of her De Soto home. LJWorld.com has censored the names of Perez's children and some offensive language.

Published on June 30, 2011