Parents of 10-year old Nubia Barahona, Jorge Barahona and Carmen Barahona have pleaded not guilty on 18 charges including first degree murder of their adopted child.
On Valentines Day, Barahona was found dead covered in chemicals in the back of her fathers pesticide truck on I-95 in West Palm Beach, FL.
Victor Barahona the brother of Nubia , who was also soaked in chemicals in the same truck survived the awful indecent.
msnbc reportsJorge Barahona, dressed in a green suicide watch vest exposing his bare arms, wept as he was led handcuffed into the courtroom. He sat several seats away from his wife, Carmen, who looked composed but frail.
Apparently, there had been accusations of child abuse before the murder occurred according to neighbors of the Barahona's.
A Florida prosecutor told the court she intends to seek the death penalty in a case, reports CNN Justice.
The parents of Barahona have also been hit with eight counts of aggravated child abuse as well as 8 counts of child neglect. Jorge Barahonna is charged with an additional count of mutilation or abuse to the dead body.
According to CNN justice, jail is where both Jorge and Carmen Barahona will be staying, since they were denied bond, awaiting a resolution of their case.