Mother Allegedly Strangled Her Son to Death on Halloween Because She Needed to ‘Save Him’

Halloween is such a magical time for most kids. The excitement they feel leading up to the big day is palpable and it’s hard not to get excited right along with them.

Most kids are busy in the days and weeks leading up to Halloween planning out their costumes, who they’re going to trick-or-treat with, and enjoying themed parties at school and extracurricular activities.

Chances are 9-year-old Ryan Rosales was eagerly awaiting Halloween night so he and his friends could trick-or-treat in the neighborhood.

Sadly, Rosales never got the chance because his life was tragically cut short the morning of October 31st. What makes this story even more tragic is that Rosales’s own mother, Amber Lynn James, is the one accused of the horrific crime. A crime she has allegedly admitted to committing.

This tragic story is shedding a light on mental health and mental health issues and what, if anything could have been done to help Amber Lynn James that might have kept young Ryan Rosales alive today. As Rosales’s father and family members struggle to come to terms with his senseless death, authorities are trying to figure out exactly what happened.

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Could this have been prevented?

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Kelli is a Lead Writer at Hot Moms Club. She's a Canadian living in the US with a longstanding love affair with entertainment news and celebrity gossip. She has written about it for some of the most popular websites in both Canada and the US including Entertainment Tonight Canada, I'm Not Obsessed and Babble. When she's not chauffeuring her 4 kids back and forth to the rink for various hockey and figure skating activities, she can be found glued to Netflix or reading a great book.

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