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‘I Want Him Gone’: Mother Allegedly Compared Slain 5-Year-Old Boy To Murderer

A Nh mother charged with murdering her 5-year-old boy, once allegedly told a buddy she wanted the boy “gone” and compared him to serial killers Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer.

Attorney General John M. Formella announced the 2009 week that 35-year-old Danielle Dauphinais have been indicted on multiple charges regarding the the murder of her boy, 5-year-old Elijah Lewis.

Dauphinais, who had been indicted with a Hillsborough County Grand Jury on April 15, has become facing charges of second-degree murder for causing Lewis’ dying “recklessly with extreme indifference to the need for human life” and three counts of tampering with witnesses.

Lewis’ remains put together in October inside a wooded area close to the Ames Nowell Condition Park after “credible information” brought investigators towards the “grave,” based on a press conference held this past year.

An autopsy would later determine that Lewis died of violence, neglect, acute fentanyl intoxication, malnourishment and pressure ulcers—also referred to as bed sores, based on the Nh Attorney General’s Office.

Several weeks prior to the discovery from the youthful boy’s remains, Dauphinais had allegedly complained to some senior high school friend in June concerning the 5-year-old.

“I call him up the following Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer,” Dauphinais allegedly stated throughout a Snapchat message with friend Erika Wolfe concerning the 5-year-old, based on The Boston Globe.  “It’s so sad however i don’t have any reference to this child.”

Wolfe and Dauphinais have been senior high school buddies in Nh. Even though they hadn’t spoken in a long time, Wolfe told this news outlet the conversation started after Dauphinais commented on the Snapchat publish Wolfe wrote about challenges she was getting together with her own teenage boy.

Dauphinais allegedly described her 5-year-old boy Elijah—who she stated have been coping with her since May of 2020—as being hard to control, saying the kid urinated on his clothing and beds and performed in the own waste.

“I need to keep him in the room,” she authored. “I can’t trust him whatsoever.”

She also pointed out the Nh Division for kids, Youth and Families was involved but stated the company couldn’t help with no permission of Lewis’ father, Timothy Lewis, who’d had sole child custody from the boy.

Based on the conversation, Dauphinais stated before Lewis found accept her, she hadn’t seen her boy since he was one-year-old.

“He’s been getting even worse,” she authored. “I want him gone. I can’t handle it any longer.”

She described the problem being an “(expletive) nightmare which i can’t awaken from.”

Wolfe stated at that time she ignored her friend’s comments, believing these were likely just frustrated rants.

“In my thoughts, I’m thinking DCYF is most likely checking in,” she told The World. “I thought, ‘Oh, you’re getting a tough time, and most likely and not the best comment choices, and everybody has their days.”

She told the newspaper she didn’t remember concerning the conversation before the search to locate Lewis ramped in October.

“I appreciated individuals messages,” she stated. “And I had been like, ‘Oh, no.’”

When contacted through the Boston Globe concerning the messages in November, Dauphinais’ attorney Jayne Rancourt declined to comment.

“I don’t have any information which these texts come from my client,” she stated. “Unless I’d documentation verifying from the phone company their authenticity, until that occurs, I’d contest their validity.”

Lewis was formally reported missing on October 14. While government bodies initially believed he had not been seen for six several weeks before he was reported missing, Senior Assistant Attorney General Susan G. Morrell told this past year that investigators had “narrowed the time period because the analysis progressed” to around thirty days prior to the missing persons report.

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