Mother and her boyfriend charged with brutalizing 4-year-old

Courtney Le'ann Hansche and Michael Nordbye
Courtney Le’ann Hansche and Michael Nordbye (Image source: Police handout)

A tragic case unfolded in Oklahoma this week as a mother and her boyfriend were charged in the death of 4-year-old Jaydenn Hansche last month. Little Jayden, who was called “an angel with an attitude” by a family member, was rushed to St. John hospital in Owasso, Oklahoma, on Nov. 15.  The child reportedly had injuries and was pronounced dead. The hospital staff notified the police of the child’s death and the condition of the body.

Jaydenn Hansche -(gofundme)
Jaydenn Hansche -(gofundme)

This week, police arrested her mother, Courtney Le’ann Hansche, 26; and her boyfriend, Michael Nordbye, 27, on charges of first-degree murder, first degree rape and child abuse in the death of the child. The pair appeared at a probable cause hearing this week and are incarcerated at the Washington County Jail.  No bond has been set.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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