Omaree kicked after losing consciousness

Omaree Varela
Omaree Varela

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – CYFD has released its final report on Omaree Varela and it shows just how brutal his death was.

According to the report, Omaree’s mother, Synthia Varela Casaus, admitted to kicking the boy then taking his unconscious body into the bathroom and kicking him some more.

She allegedly waited a half hour before calling 911 and told authorities she was frustrated by his behavioral problems.

Varela-Casaus and Omaree’s stepdad Steve Casaus, are both charged in his death. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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