Honey Veus didn't stand a
chance against her father. This one year old little Angel was at the
mercy of a man who admitted that he felt relief when he was able to
cause her pain. Rony Veus was 23 years old when his sick obsession took
the life of this little Angel.
A call came in to 911 and Paramedics responded to the home where they
were told that a child was not breathing and had no pulse. Rony was
trying to perform CPR on his daughter when they arrived and he said he
had found her unconscious. Honey was taken to the hospital where it was
discovered that she had been abused. Rony said that he had been
the Philippines where Honey and her mother lived and that he had
brought her home with the injuries she had.
Rony eventually admitted to Police that he had been having fantasies
about hurting his daughter and that when he did hurt her, he was
relieved by it. Rony also admitted to Police that to find relief, he
had pulled her hair, pushed her down, threw her on the bed and forced
her to eat Cinnamon as well as burning her feet with a cigar. It was
reported that Rony also said that he was suffering from depression as
well as Schizophrenia and that he wanted to get medical help for his
Honey was in a coma for three days with bleeding on her brain and burns
on her feet and Rony was arrested and held on assault charges. Rony
went before the court and was granted a bail of only $20,000. and was
ordered not to have any contact with Honey at all:
"He described that when
he caused physical pain to his daughter and harmed her, in some strange
brought him relief. It made him feel better, as disturbing as that
A neighbor was in shock over what had happened:
"It's very disturbing.
I've got kids, grand kids, great grand kids and that's very disturbing.
encourage and I wouldn't tolerate it"
When Honey died, Rony's charge was changed to murder. Rony's mother
said that she never thought her son would hurt her granddaughter, but
she had suspicions that things were not right:
"I asked him, what's
going on. He said he don't know. I said, what did you do with the baby,
on her feet. He say he don't know"
After Honey died, Rony's
bond was revoked. It was said that Rony had been abusing Honey for at
least a month before her death:
"Coming from her
father, I mean, It's very saddening and disheartening. Mr. Veus
admitted to burning his child on the foot with a cigar as well as
holding her in the air
upside down for long periods of time pushing her on the ground,
throwing her across
As of today's date, I am unable to find any information about a
conviction or other information in this case.