Michele Cox Death – Mom, 38, shot and killed by son,5, in Arizona, US
Michele Cox Death – Obituary : 38-year-old Mom was shot and killed by her five-year-old son at a home.
Michele Cox, of Casa Grande, Arizona, was shot in the chest Friday, after her five-year-old son got hold of a handgun
Her boyfriend and four children were home at the time of the incident
Although police initially ruled the shooting accidental, her brother, Michael Cox, is now seeking justice for his sister
“I would really love for the person responsible for having the gun to be prosecuted,” Michael said. “In the event that is the truth, that her 5-year-old picked up a .45 caliber and shot it at his mother, somebody still should be prosecuted for negligence for even having a gun at all.”
Cox’s children have been placed in the care of her father while police continue to investigate the situation, according to reports.
Casa Grande police say Michele Cox had been shot in the chest around 6.20am while her four children, ages 4, 5, 11 and 12, and boyfriend, 40, were home.
She was air lifted to a nearby hospital where she died from her injuries.
Casa Grande Police said they are continuing to investigate the incident and are working with Pinal County Attorney’s office to determine if any crime occurred.