During the late 1980s, Lamora Williams committed a series of murders between midnight and 11 p.m. while leaving her three sons with a cousin. She was also involved in a relationship with Jameel Penn Sr.
Mental health issues since childhood
Until now, Lamora Williams’ mental health issues since childhood have been largely unknown. But in October of last year, her family and friends discovered that she had murdered two of her four children, and was accused of placing their heads in an oven.
According to an autopsy, the boys’ bodies had no broken bones, but injuries were confined to their heads and necks. The medical examiner could not rule out strangulation.
Lamora Williams was charged with murder, aggravated assault, and concealing a death. She was also accused of making false statements to a 911 dispatcher. Her family said Lamora suffered from postpartum depression.
According to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics, half of all children with mental health issues receive no treatment. Children who receive public assistance are also more likely to have mental health problems.
Relationship with Jameel Penn Sr.
Several people are involved in the relationship between Lamora Williams and Jameel Penn Sr. The couple has three children together, and their relationship was ended in 2017. Penn helped support Lamora financially, and their children were a large part of Lamora’s life.
Lamora Williams had her first child when she was 18 years old. Her second child, Jameel, was born at age three. The couple ended their relationship in 2017. After the relationship ended, Penn continued to help Lamora financially and physically. However, in the fall of 2017, Lamora and Penn broke up.
After the break up, Lamora Williams went to the Division of Family and Children Services for help. Her family had been concerned about her mental health. She suffered from postpartum depression and was not feeding her children properly. She resigned from her job because of the childcare problems she was having.
Placing the children in an oven
Earlier this week, a mother, Lamora Williams, was arrested and charged with the murder of two of her young sons. The boys were found dead in an oven with their heads inside. They were discovered by a father of two who was at the house when the murders took place.
Lamora was a single mother who had a history of mental health issues. She reportedly struggled with postpartum depression. She had her first child when she was 18 years old. Her family claims she had a mental health problem for years. The family also says Lamora has a history of leaving the children home alone.
When Lamora Williams called police to report the children’s deaths, she told the dispatcher that she had left them with a cousin for about 12 hours. She then said that she had a question for the operator. She spoke for about two minutes and 20 seconds before telling the dispatcher where she was. The dispatcher tried to calm her. But she kept asking if she was going to jail.
Leaving her three sons with a cousin
Despite the fact that Lamora Williams is leaving her three sons with a cousin, the official cause of death remains unknown. Authorities suspect that Lamora burned the boys deliberately to conceal her crime. But their autopsy found no broken bones.
After the killings, the father of the children created a GoFundMe page for the family to pay for their funeral. He hopes that others learn from his experience.
On Friday, Lamora Williams was seen leaving her home in the early afternoon. Her son Jameel Jr. was found clinging to his dad. A neighbour reported that the apartment had a stench of death.
When Lamora Williams returned home at around 11 p.m., she found two of her boys dead. They were found with burn marks on their heads. She told police that her cousin had been looking after them for 12 hours. She called her friend Neesa Smith, who recommended calling police. She called police, who then charged her with making false statements, concealing a death, and cruelty to children.