Devonte' Harts siblings drugged, mother drunk before driving off cliff
Apr 15 2018
Ukiah CHP Area Commander Bruce Carpenter also said that Sarah Hart's remains tested positive for "a significant amount" of diphenhydramine, an active ingredient found in the allergy medication Benadryl. California Highway Patrol Ukiah Cpt. The SUV carrying their large family from Washington state accelerated straight off a scenic California cliff and authorities said the deadly wreck may have been intentional.
"I don't understand why they took the kids from my sister", said Clarence Celestine, 66.
The body of an African American female found in the ocean near the crash scene still hasn't been identified, and Devonte, Hannah and Sierra Hart remain missing. Toxicology results on a third child whose body was recovered from the crash area are still pending.
"Because fo the time in the ocean, the facial features were not there to allow the [biological] family to identify", Allman said.
Authorities also announced that investigations revealed that no one in the Hart vehicle was using seat belts. The wreckage of their auto crash was discovered on March 26. Search teams have been looking for the missing family since then. Her family made her skip her social studies SSC paper as they had organised the engagement that day in Hyderabad.
But it provided a little more detail of the family's travel route to California. Days later, a tourist spotted the SUV at the bottom of the cliff. A surveillance image from a Safeway in Fort Bragg shows Jennifer Hart purchasing bananas and other groceries on Sunday morning at 8:05 a.m. The multiracial Hart family lived together in three states, and officials investigated child-abuse allegations in each, including one that prompted an official from Washington's Child Protective Services to visit their Woodland house right before they drove off for California.
"Such a blessing she is just near and dear, her family lives far away so being able to be here and be that family for her is a huge deal and she is just very special", Jennifer Brewer said.
A family of four is missing in California, and authorities fear they may have driven into the Eel River while on a road trip.
After Sarah Hart pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault, she and Jen pulled their children from schools in Minnesota, in favor of homeschooling. He asked if the couple would hide food for him and his siblings.
Devonte drew national attention after he was photographed in tears while hugging a white police officer during a 2014 protest.
"It was upsetting", DeKalb said. "We played it out for almost a week, then we decided there was no end to it, so we probably needed to get professional help".
Baarts said items were retrieved from the home during the search, including computers, credit cards and bank statements. Jennifer Hart had an alcohol level of.102 percent, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.
Jen and Sarah Hart, both originally from South Dakota, were the adoptive mothers of their six children from Texas.