Posted 5:25 PM 4/24/2012 : Burial Account Set Up For Fire Victims
There has been an account set up in Rayne for the four children that died in a fire April 21.
Their mother, Shaqueta Mcdade, 26, is accused of leaving her children - all under the age of 8 - alone Saturday night at their home on Edith Street. Her oldest son was not home at the time.
Posted 10:21 AM 4/23/2012 : Neighbors had reported mom of kids killed in fire
RAYNE, La. (AP) - Neighbors of four children killed in a fire in southern Louisiana say they had told police their mother left her children, aged 2 through fifth grade, home alone. Melinda Miller said she had called police Friday night to report that the children had been left without
Posted 11:11 PM 4/22/2012 : Mother Charged with Four Counts of Negligent Homicide
In Rayne an overnight fire killed four children, all under the age of 8 and their mother is under arrest. Shaqueta McDade is looking at four counts of negligent homicide and police say her children were home alone when the fire started.
"It was so bad. It was like in 15 minutes