Sylvester Knighten Jr Biography – Wiki
Sylvester Knighten Jr is identified as a Missouri man who is accused of st*bbing his girlfriend’s eight-month-old son to d*ath and biting off his n*pples.
He is 31 years old.
Sylvester Knighten Jr Girlfriend
Sylvester Knighten Jr’s girlfriend is identified as the baby’s mother. The 31-year-old Missouri mom Danesha Cannamore was charged with two counts of child end*ngerment.
The couple is currently held at the St Louis County Jail. Knighten’s bond is set at $1M while Cannamore’s bond is set at $500k.
Sylvester Knighten Jr Accused of B*ating his Girlfriend’s Baby
On Thursday, Sylvester Knighten Jr was charged with m*rder case of a child, including ab*se of a child with a serious physical injury and four further counts of child harassment.
Knighten has been reported abusing the baby as well as Cannamore’s three older daughters, ages 3, 6 and 10, for months, who are currently in the custody of Missouri’s Division of Family Services, police confirmed.
On Wednesday morning, officers responded to a call from the Stonebridge Townhomes on Stonebury Court around 11am on Wednesday about an unresponsive infant.
The baby was taken to a local hospital where he could not survive.
Sylvester Knighten Jr Charged & Arrested
The 31-year-old Knighten has past evil cases in Missouri for dr*g possession and robbery, court documents cleared.
The couple was arrested on Wednesday when police responded to a call for an unresponsive infant at an apartment in Florissant. The child later died at a hospital.
According to Court documents, Knighten had hit the baby many times in the head and had bitten his neck and face.
Moreover, police say the boy’s n*pples were bitten off. Florissant Chief of Police Timothy Fagan claimed: “The infant was punched in the head, bitten and dropped from great heights for several months”.
No attorney is listed for the couple.