Veronica Tejera, the wife of ABC News Producer Dax Tejera was charged with endangering her children’s life and the death of Dax. This Week With George Stephanopoulos producer suddenly passed away on December 23 after suffering a heart attack. He was 37 years old at the time of death. After this big accusation, Veronica is finally opening up.
Veronica Tejera said the hotel authority didn’t allow anyone after she accompany her husband to the hospital
The mother of two was accused of leaving their children the night Dax passed away. The couple’s 2-year-old and 5-month-old daughters were alone in the hotel room at that time. An NYPD spokesperson revealed the officers responded to the call at 11 p.m. They reported there were “unattended children” left alone and “The mother was placed in custody and charged.”
Now Veronica is sharing her side of the story with ET. She said, “When Dax collapsed on December 23rd, I accompanied him in an ambulance to the hospital. I asked both a close friend and my parents to rush to my children’s hotel room to attend to them as I monitored them by the camera. The hotel would not allow my friend in and instead called the NYPD.”
The 33-year-old added, “We had two cameras trained on my children as they slept, and I monitored them closely in the time I was away from them. While the girls were unharmed, I realize that it was a poor decision.”
Later on, she also talked about the ‘terrible tragedy’ of her life which is the sudden passing of her husband. She shared, “My family and I are devastated by Dax’s sudden passing. He has left behind a heartbroken family, and two daughters he loved with all his heart.”
We hope Dax is at peace now!