A grieving mother whose two young children d*ied less than a year apart while under the supervision of their grandmother has called for her arrest. 

Kaila Nix said her mother, Tracey Nix, deserves to be imprisoned following the hot car de*ath of her 7-month-old Uriel Schock in November and the de*ath of her 16-month-old son Ezra, who drowned in a pond while Tracey napped in December 2021. 

“If I’m objective, she needs to go to p*rison,” Kaila Nix Said. “As her daughter, it k*ills me to say it. As their mother, I demand it. I will fight for them.”

Tracey, 65, was babysitting her granddaughter, Uriel Schock, at her Florida home on Nov. 1 when the infant was found dead in the back seat of her SUV.

She has been charged with aggravated manslaughter for the hot car de*ath.

The 2019 Lexus was parked with all its windows closed outside Nix’s home in the small town of Wauchula, where temperatures soared into the 90s on that fall day.

Inside the house, Tracey, a former school principal, talked to her dog and practiced the piano.

When interviewed by the police later, the grandmother said she had “just forgotten” about her granddaughter after returning home from lunch with friends, according to an affidavit by the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office.

It was not until one of her other grandchildren arrived that she said it “came across her head” that baby Uriel had been in the SUV all afternoon.

The grandmother’s husband, Nun Ney Nix, found the unresponsive infant in the backseat and attempted CPR, but she could not be revived.

“To think of the last moments of her life as a mother is gut-wrenching,” Uriel’s mother Said.

Her partner, Drew Schock, wondered aloud through sobs: “How do you forget a little girl?”

The baby girl di*ed 11 months after her 16-month-old brother, Ezra, drowned in a pond while in the care of his grandmother.

Three days before Christmas in 2021, Tracey had reportedly dozed off on the couch. When she woke up and could not find her toddler grandson, she called her husband for help.

Ezra was later discovered lying unresponsive in a couple of feet of standing water outside his grandmother’s home.

After getting a call about her son, Kaila sped to her mother’s home and got into a head-on collision while six months pregnant with Uriel.

“All of my airbags went off, I don’t remember how I got out, but I got out and started running to my parents’ house and at this point, I don’t have shoes. I’m just running,” she recalled. “That was my desperation to get to my son.”

Kaila and Shock said that after their son’s drowning dea*th, they did not trust Tracey “at all” and would never let their eldest child, age 4, go to her house.

“We were anxious, but I loved my mother and I am a daughter that wanted her mom in her life in some capacity, and in that moment, I thought that I could believe in second chances,” Kaila Nix said.

The mom of three added that when she learned that her son’s de*ath was ruled accidental, she was relieved.

“Some sliver child part of me, thought, ‘OK, good, I get to keep this mom. This grandmother. This person,’” she said of Tracey Nix.

Kaila Nix said that on Nov. 22, she felt comfortable leaving her daughter in her mother’s care because she knew the people she was going to lunch with and trusted them.

Within a few hours, she said, an officer from the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office showed up at her home to tell her that her baby was dead.

“And I said, ‘I’m sorry, what? I know Ezra’s dead. Why are you here, like … what is this?’ ‘No, Kaila, your baby is dead,’” she recalled the officer explaining to her.

Tracey’s Nix’s lawyer, William Fletcher, described Uriel’s hot-car de*ath as “obviously an accident,” and said the grandmother was “totally devastated” by the de*aths of her two grandchildren.

The 65-year-old could face between 12 and 30 years in p*rison if found guilty of aggravated manslaughter in her granddaughter’s dea*th, according to the attorney.

“If I’m objective, she needs to go to pr*ison,” Kaila Nix said. “As her daughter, it k*ills me to say it. As their mother, I demand it. I will fight for them.”

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