Kayden was murdered by her biological father. Kayden's mother trusted that the law and the court system would work for her daughter's best interests. However, the system failed and she was taken too soon. Kayden's mother was told to trust the process, but the door was slammed in her face time after time.
Kayden's biological father had a violent and storied history yet the courts still allowed for modified visitation. Kayden was dropped off at her father's house on Saturday, August 4th and never returned home.
Kayden's step father found her with no help of the Philadelphia police department. Again, when they reached out to the police after she was never returned home, they were told that "she was probably just out with her father," and that they were unable to do anything without a warrant. Following their instincts, her step father and grandfather went back to the house of her biological father and found her lifeless body.
Nothing can bring back this vibrant, outgoing, loving child. Kayden excelled at every activity she was involved in. Kayden recently made the Pennsville U10 softball team as a 7-year old. Kayden excelled in soccer, gymnastics and basketball. She was taken too soon and will never have the chance to lead the life she was meant to live.
We are asking for help for Kayden's funeral expenses. No mother should have to bury her 7-year old daughter under these circumstances. We are all in Kayden's Korner. No child should be left with a parent who has such a storied and violent history. We need to keep Kayden in our memories and keep her spirit alive.