Fake Newborn Photographer That Drugged Mother to Kidnap Her Child Shows Up in Court to Face Public for First Time


Earlier this week we brought you the story of Juliette Parker, a woman posing as a newborn photographer that was preying on young mothers in an effort to kidnap a baby girl to take across state lines and claim as her own.

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Photo by Wayne Evans from Pexels.

She and her 16-year-old daughter accomplice drugged a woman with some GBH (the date rape drug) laced cupcakes that were meant to knock her unconscious so that Juliette could kidnap the woman’s baby. The lady had the wherewithal to know something was up and called authorities. Juliette and her daughter fled the scene but not before Juliette took selfies with the woman’s baby and wiped her fingerprints off of the surfaces she touched.

The story grew and an investigation has since revealed that Juliette even asked an ex-boyfriend for the GBH as well as indicated her willingness to get a baby girl by any means possible.

Well, now she’s in court and facing a trial for her allegedly multiple attempts to kidnap a baby. The victim in question wasn’t the first person or the only one that Parker was staking out and the story just keeps getting weirder the more we learn about it – and scarier as well.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on this story because it has definitely set off a nerve in the photography community and has many of us pushing for credentialing and making the public aware of that.

If you didn’t get a chance to read our original story on this, you can do that here.

You can also watch a video over on YouTube from ABC News about this story by clicking this link here.

As always, we’d love to know your thoughts on this story in the comments section below.

And don’t forget to check out some of our other photography news articles on Light Stalking by clicking here.

[ABC News]

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