According to the New York Daily News,Pereira was in a bitter custody dispute with the child’s mother Cherone Coleman, 36. Coleman allowed Zoey to visit with her father this past weekend, and now that decision will haunt her for the rest of her life.  “I always thought he was going to hurt me, I never thought he was going to hurt my daughter,” the grieving mother said.
Abuser Name or Alias:: Martin Pereira
Abusers Organisation:: Family Court
Type of Abuse:: Physical, Death
Matter Resolved?: No, Ongoing