'Justice for Noelani': Neighbors of woman charged with helping accused killer want justice
People who live down the block from her say if she is found guilty of being involved in the case surrounding 2-year-old Noelani Robinson's death, she should be convicted to the fullest extent.
"If she did have something to do with moving Noelani's corpse she needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," Neighbor Michaela Smith said. "It's so sad and we do want justice for Noelani."
The 31-year-old Milwaukee woman is charged with harboring or aiding a felon. She's out on a signature bond Thursday.
According to the criminal complaint, Lipsey knew that Dariaz Higgins had shot and killed the mother of his child, Sierra Robinson and still traveled to Minnesota and Michigan with him. While driving to Minneapolis, Higgins made Lipsey pull over to dump what he called "trash" from their hotel room, which is the same area where Noelani's body was found.
"If they did that, it's just not humane," neighbor Malcolm Bishop said.
CBS 58 News spoke with Lipsey's aunt on Thursday who said Lipsey has a son with Higgins and that the accusations are, "not like her" niece.
The report says Lipsey admits it was a mistake to not alert police and keep getting hotel rooms with Higgins after hearing he may have murdered someone.
People in Milwaukee want to see justice for the Robinson family and are heartbroken by the new details.
"It's close to home," Smith said. "I have young children of my own, that I can't imagine if this happened to them."