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Wrong Call Man murders baby mama, grandmother for not naming child after him

A man got into a fury when his girlfriend did not name his son after him. He killed her!

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Cesar Mazza

(Huffington Post)

For refusing to name his child after him, a Pennsylvania, USA, man, Cesar Mazza, went into an overdrive of anger and stabbed his baby mama to death. Not done, he proceeded to beat her 72-year-old grandmother to death.

The 25-year-old Mazza from Pittsburgh, is being held without bail on two counts of criminal homicide and a charge of kidnapping his 11-week-old son, after police found the bodies of the child’s mother, 19-year-old Tionna Banks, and Banks’ grandmother, Valorie Crumpton, at Crumpton’s home on May 7.

Police reports say that the dispute reportedly arose from Banks' unwillingness to name their unborn child after Mazza, naming him Vaughn instead.

Mazza’s mother contacted the Allegheny County’s Office of Children Youth and Families on May 6, the day after he came to her home to drop off the baby, who was in foster care, according to the criminal complaint.

At the time of the women’s deaths, Banks had a protection-from-abuse order against Mazza that required him to stay away from her. He was also awaiting trial on charges that he punched Banks, stomped on her abdomen and dragged her down steps in November.

Two unnamed witnesses told police they saw blood on Mazza and the baby on May 4, when Banks was due to return to a group home.

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