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Precious Bland, a Miami mother of six, was formally charged with murder this weekend after police said she drowned her 15-month-old daughter during a “baptism” in the bathtub because she believed they were all about to die. of COVID-19 and that the return of Jesus Christ was imminent. She is also accused of stabbing her teenage daughter and her husband when they tried to intervene and protect the girl.
Precious Leslie Bland was charged in Miami-Dade Court Saturday with one count of second-degree murder, two counts of attempted second-degree murder, and two counts of aggravated child abuse. All charges are felonies.
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Precious Bland is 38 years old.
Drowned 15-Month-Old Daughter in “Baptism” – Charged
According to local news reports, Miami-Dade Police Department officers were called to Bland’s home located at NW 99th Street and NW 30th Avenue at approximately 9 p.m. August 23. Bland’s husband, Evan Bland, reportedly met officers at the front door and was visibly bleeding after sustaining multiple stab wounds to the head and neck.
Evan Bland allegedly told police that his wife had seemed agitated all day and was repeatedly talking about the return of Jesus and how everyone was going to die from COVID-19.
“[Precious] was upset, saying that Jesus Christ is coming and COVID is going to kill us all,” Evan told police, according to a Miami Herald report. “[Precious] insisted that everyone should be baptized and that she was going to baptize everyone in the bathtub.”
According to the police report, Evan said his wife started by filling the bathtub with water and held her 15-month-old daughter, Emii Bland until she stopped moving. Evan told the police that he tried to help his daughter and started fighting with his wife. He then allegedly yelled at her 16-year-old daughter to get him a knife, although she did not say why. The teenager recovered the knife for her mother, who allegedly stabbed her husband in the neck and head and then stabbed her teenage daughter in her forearms when she tried to pull Emmi out of the bathtub.
Evan Bland and his teenage daughter were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where their injuries were treated.
The police report said responding officers discovered Emii Bland “face down, unconscious, in the bathtub filled with bloody water.” She was rushed to Jackson Health North, but she was pronounced dead that same night.
Precious Bland was found with what officers said appeared to be self-inflicted stab wounds. They also took her to Jackson Memorial for treatment.
The Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s Office determined Wednesday that Emii’s death was a homicide and the cause of death was drowning.
According to a report by Miami-based CBS4, Bland allegedly confessed to intentionally drowning Emii and stabbing her husband and her daughter on September 1. She was released from the hospital and arrested on September 2.
As of Monday afternoon, records show that Bland is being held without bond at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami.