One Lexington, KY, mothers keen instincts could lead to an important child protection law in the state. Tiffany Fields 4-year-old son, Luke, requires constant care.
Luke has Down syndrome, heart defects and epilepsy. Through a caretaker organization, Fields found a nanny, Lillian D. White, for him. However, when Lukes behavior became strange, Fields says she connected it to the new babysitter.
In October 2016, Fields set up a hidden nanny camera, and what she discovered was chilling. Authorities say the cameras showed the sitter dragging Luke across the floor, cursing at him, and sitting on his chest. Fields quickly reported White to the authorities, who charged the sitter with criminal abuse. Continue on next page