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Liliana "Lily" Peter's 14-year-old Cousin Carson Peters-Berger held on a 1 million dollar bond.

14-year-old Carson Peters-Berger is held on a 1 million dollar bond in the Lily Peters homicide.

By Amanda SeatonPublished 2 years ago Updated about a year ago 3 min read

It was unfathomable thirty years ago that a 14-year-old would commit murder. Nevertheless, it is 2022, and we would be well advised to keep in mind that children are more capable of murder than we might think. James Bulger's murder, Mary Bell's conviction, Joshua Phillips' conviction, and Lionel Tate's death have all occurred over the past few decades.

On April 27, 2022, Carson Peters-Berger, 14 years old, was arraigned in Chippewa County court for a bond hearing. Several charges have been brought against Peters-Berger, including first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree sexual assault, and first-degree sexual assault of a child. Liliana "Lily" Peters was beaten, strangled, and sexually assaulted by Peters-Berger, which ultimately led to her death.

A $1 million bond has been set for Peters-Berger, who was initially identified by C P-B. Peters-Berger beat, strangled, and sexually assaulted his 10-year-old cousin Lily on a wooded trail, resulting in her death. According to Chippewa County District Attorney Wade Newell, the defendant punched the victim in the stomach, knocked her to the ground, choked her, and hit her with a stick. This was before strangling her to death and sexually assaulting her.

A thorough search led to the discovery of Lily's body on Monday. On Tuesday, Peters-Berger was arrested as a result of approximately 200 tips. The suspect has been identified on social media as Lily's aunt Lauraine Davis' son Carson Peters-Berger. Someone commented on Reddit that they saw Lily with another child on the trails the day before she was murdered. Someone took a screenshot and notified the police. On the same account, a two-year-old commented, "I will kill my cousin before anyone gets a chance to intervene."

After being found guilty of 10 counts of possessing child pornography, Peters-Berger's father Adam Berger received a lenient three-year sentence. In 2021, he was living in a halfway house following his release from Oshkosh Correctional Institution. In a letter he wrote from prison, Berger requested custody of his son and an unsupervised visit after he was released. He noted that the boy was not happy with his father's absence and that his mother was not a suitable parent. Despite Berger's appeal, he was denied a hearing since he was a convicted sex offender.

Peters-Berger developed antisocial behavior, became withdrawn, and rarely smiled as a result of his father's imprisonment. In the presence of his mother, the child never smiled, never laughed, and never showed any signs of happiness. There is no doubt that he missed his father.

Lily's mother, Jennifer Eyerly, is currently on probation after being convicted of several thefts, including stealing four of her mother's credit cards and racking up $7,788.31 in charges. Through the use of fake interviews, Eyerly created jobs that never existed to gain access to her aunt's and uncle's banking information. As part of her probation, the mother of the year relocated 60 miles away from her daughter. Lily came from a broken home. In addition to living with her mother, she also lived with her father, Alexander Peters, an alcoholic and drug addict who has been convicted of several DUIs.

Due to the broken homes in which both children grew up, both children experienced a difficult childhood. I can't comprehend how such a thing could have occurred. It is incomprehensible to me how a 14-year-old child would do this to another child, much less a family member. Carson's parents failed him, as did Lily's, and, unfortunately, we will never be able to ascertain the real reason for their failure. We will hear from a 14-year-old boy who is broken, defeated, likely mentally ill, and injured about his present circumstances. Unfortunately, Lily's life ended before it had a chance to begin.


About the Creator

Amanda Seaton

Amanda Seaton is a 38 year old Content Creator from Wisconsin. She obtained her BS in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security from Herzing University in 2013 and her MS in Criminal Justice and Forensics from Capella University in 2014.

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