Corrine Baker's Page

Corrine’s Story: Almost The Hero

Eleven years ago, I nearly lost my life trying to protect and save my four-year-old son, Dominick. For three days, the man I was in a relationship with turned violent; his eyes looked black – void of anything human. I honestly believed that death was imminent. I thought I was doing all I could in

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Corrine’s Story: Part 2

When I met my abuser Brandon, he was 24, and I was 25. The first time we met, I was still in a relationship with my son, Dominick’s, dad. Even though Brandon was the neighborhood drug dealer, he was an average guy that everyone adored. Of course, none of us who were into that lifestyle

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Corrine Baker

Corrine Baker

As of 2021, Corrine Michelle Baker is 36 years old and has been incarcerated for 11 years on a 13-year sentence for her son's death. While in a drug-induced state of mind, her live-in boyfriend of six months beat her four-year-old son to death while she used her body in an attempt to protect her son.

Even though he confessed to the crime and took full responsibility, Corrine was still charged due to the high-profile nature of her case. Her court-appointed attorney deceived her and forced her to take a plea deal for second-degree murder and second-degree child abuse. She instantly went from victim to perpetrator.

Her attorney, David Steingold, saw the injustice and took on her case pro bono. Mr. Steingold said that in his 40 years of being a criminal defense attorney, he has never seen a greater miscarriage of justice. Unfortunately, all of his appeals have been unsuccessful. Nevertheless, he fought hard on her behalf.

Since her incarceration, Corrine has dedicated her life to becoming a strong, educated woman. She received her GED, two associate's degrees, and a paralegal certificate.

Corrine has been clean and sober for six years and has shared her story of struggle, abuse, and addiction with her peers. She lives her life honoring her son, who was lost so tragically and far too soon.

After her incarceration, Corrine hopes to open a transitional home named after her son. She wants to help women and children by giving them a fresh start in life. In addition, Corrine hopes to see crucial changes in our criminal justice system by sharing her story.

With God at the center of her life, she is resilient and purpose-driven. She is looking forward to a bright future with her oldest son and her husband.

More information on her story can be found in: A MOTHERS PLEA AND JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS written by Laura Oullette, available on Amazon.

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