A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder in Phenix City, Alabama in connection with the death of his one-year-old daughter.
Police were called to a home located on Sommerset Drive on Wednesday, February 21st and found the girl, Cateya Brooks, dead at the scene due to what was later determined by the coroner’s office to be blunt force trauma. The father, Sha’Quel Brooks, is being held in the Russell County Jail.
Cateya’s mother is described as 24-year-old Adriana Omondi, originally from Kenya. Adriana was reportedly in Kenya and had left Cateya and her twin sister Zeraya under the care of their father.
Adriana Odomndi’s family and friends have started a GodFundMe account to help her with the burial of her daughter: gofundme.com/cataleya-brooks