It took three juries to convict a Miami Beach mother of the torture and murder of her little boy, dubbed Baby Lollipops, after the design on the T-shirt he was wearing when his disfigured body was found under a bush.
In November 1990, Lazaro Figueroa’s body was discovered in front of a beach property in Miami Beach. He had been severely battered, which made it initially very difficult for authorities to identify him. Because Lazaro’s remains were unidentified for weeks after his discovery, local news outlets nicknamed him “Baby Lollipops” in reference to the shirt he was found wearing.
The cause of death was later determined to be a blow to the head from a baseball bat.
Trial evidence showed that shortly after leaving Lazaro’s body in the bushes, the couple fled to Central Florida, even making a stop at Disney World. The happiest place on earth…
Jen joins Karen again on this one because it’s just too brutal to record alone…and we missed her.
Listen to Full Rigor Episode 117: Poor Baby Lollipops here: