A 6-year-old girl with an uncommon medical condition was found dead after being choked by a seatbelt. Amanda Davila, 27, has been indicted in the death of Faja Williams, a 6-year-old girl who was found unresponsive after the straps on her school bus twisted around her neck.
Amanda Davila was arrested for the Death of Faja Williams
According to the authorities, Davila was using her earbuds and cellphone during the ride and did not observe the child slumped in her wheelchair seat.
In accordance with a report published by CBS News, while the bus was moving, the four-point harness she was wearing tightened around her neck, preventing her from breathing.
Accountability of the Company of the Child’s Death
Davila was deemed responsible for the child’s death and was arrested and prosecuted on Wednesday, making her first court appearance on Thursday. Davila had been arrested for infringing policies and procedures by wearing earbuds and conversing on her cell phone while supposed to be supervising the child. Davila is concentrating on her cell phone and was arrested as Faja was battling for her life, and David is not paying attention to what is going on in the back.
Montauk Transit LLC sends its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. In a statement issued on Friday, they stated, “We are fully engaged in the law enforcement investigation and support any punishment that the justice system determines appropriate for the bus monitor who has been arrested.”