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American Idol's Syesha Mercado Loses Custody of Newborn Child, Months After Her First Child Was 'Legally Kidnapped'

American Idol's Syesha Mercado Loses Custody of Newborn Child, Months After Her First Child Was 'Legally Kidnapped'

Former American Idol contestant Syesha Mercado has lost custody of her newborn child, just five months after her first child was “legally kidnapped” by Child Protective Services.

The 34-year-old singer came in third place on the seventh season of American Idol back in 2008.

Five months ago, Syesha‘s 18-month-old son Amen’Ra was “forcefully and legally kidnapped” after she took him to the hospital for fluids while transitioning from breastfeeding to the bottle because of her pregnancy.

Syesha‘s GoFundMe page said, “On March 11th, our sun [sic] Amen’Ra was forcefully and legally kidnapped from us by CPS, who claim we refused a B12 shot that was a matter of life and death, which is an absolute lie. We never refused a B12 shot, and at no point was he on the verge of death.”

Click inside to find out what happened to Syesha’s newborn child…

On Wednesday (August 11), Syesha took to her Instagram page to share a video of the sheriff’s deputies pulling her over. “THEY TOOK OUR BABY AGAIN!” she captioned the post.

People reports that Syesha and her partner Tyron Deneer received “a court order to turn over the then-10-day-old baby for a hospital checkup despite their claims they have paperwork proving she had just gone on Tuesday.”

In the video, Syesha can be heard saying, “My baby is days old, and you’re taking my baby away from me. You have no heart. This is so wrong.”

Syesha‘s newborn child remains in the protection of the state following a court hearing on August 12.

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