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Old 11-04-14, 01:41 PM
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Mom throws 6-year-old off bridge

Heard about this yesterday, but didn't even want to read about it.

There's little information beyond the facts. She threw her 6-year-old off the bridge into Yaquina Bay 100 feet below.

I'm usually not the eye-for-an-eye justice type, but in this case, I'd throw her off the bridge myself, and it looks like she'd sink pretty fast.

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/04/us...html?hpt=hp_t3
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Old 11-04-14, 01:44 PM
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Horrible.
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Old 11-04-14, 01:48 PM
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Terrible story. The problem is my sick mind thought of this first:

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Old 11-04-14, 02:08 PM
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Throw her ass into a pit of crocodiles would be justice.
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I disagree with this woman's actions.
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I won't read about it. Just the thought alone makes me tear up.
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Old 11-04-14, 02:30 PM
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Re: Mom throws 6-year-old off bridge

Obviously she has mental problems...very sad

And I'm glad hbilly did not write the subject header as it would have been "Woman arrested for bathing child"
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Old 11-04-14, 02:33 PM
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Re: Mom throws 6-year-old off bridge

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it looks like she'd sink pretty fast.
Actually, fat floats.
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Old 11-04-14, 02:35 PM
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Actually, fat floats.
But of course; but "sink pretty fast and then bob quickly to the surface" doesn't have the same ring to it ...
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Old 11-04-14, 03:06 PM
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Obviously she has mental problems...very sad

And I'm glad hbilly did not write the subject header as it would have been "Woman arrested for bathing child"
Child dies in aerial baptism ritual
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Old 11-04-14, 03:17 PM
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It will be interesting to see if he died from the fall or if he drowned (the autopsy will tell).
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Old 11-04-14, 03:37 PM
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^^^ Yes it could come to change how we approach flinging small children off bridges.
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Old 11-04-14, 05:14 PM
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It will be interesting to see if he died from the fall or if he drowned (the autopsy will tell).
It was a 100 ft drop. I'm guessing drowning is not going to be the cause of death.
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Old 11-04-14, 07:44 PM
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Maybe the kid was autistic. They can be difficult to deal with.
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Old 11-04-14, 07:52 PM
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It was a 100 ft drop. I'm guessing drowning is not going to be the cause of death.
Actually, I would bet on drowning due to incapacitative injuries and/or lack of swimming ability. Not that it matters.
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Old 11-04-14, 07:59 PM
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Re: Mom throws 6-year-old off bridge

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Maybe the kid was autistic. They can be difficult to deal with.
Yes he was. And the mother posted on many message boards about what a difficult time she was having. I think she just cracked.

Not excusing what she did but I'm not going to quickly demonize her either.
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Old 11-04-14, 08:14 PM
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Yes he was. And the mother posted on many message boards about what a difficult time she was having. I think she just cracked.

Not excusing what she did but I'm not going to quickly demonize her either.
Yep, and her husband (the boy's father) had become disabled because of multiple sclerosis and a growth on his brain stem. She had turned to a crowd-funding site to try to raise money to help with their care.
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Old 11-04-14, 10:05 PM
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Yep, and her husband (the boy's father) had become disabled because of multiple sclerosis and a growth on his brain stem. She had turned to a crowd-funding site to try to raise money to help with their care.
They say the lord don't give you more than you can handle. I reckon the lord done fucked up big this time!
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To be fair, they did not have this sign posted:

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Old 11-05-14, 02:10 AM
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Maybe the kid was autistic. They can be difficult to deal with.
Not surprised to see this kind of reaction...
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Old 11-05-14, 03:14 AM
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Yes he was. And the mother posted on many message boards about what a difficult time she was having. I think she just cracked.

Not excusing what she did but I'm not going to quickly demonize her either.
There are more merciful ways to get rid of someone if you absolutely feel you have to. Why the fuck throw him violently off a bridge?
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Old 11-05-14, 05:25 AM
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Maybe the kid was autistic. They can be difficult to deal with.
Never had to drown one.
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Old 11-05-14, 08:33 AM
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There are more merciful ways to get rid of someone if you absolutely feel you have to. Why the fuck throw him violently off a bridge?
Maybe she dropped him very gently?

Anyhow, like I said, it may be that she just cracked. People don't do logical things when under that much stress.
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Old 11-05-14, 08:49 AM
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Re: Mom throws 6-year-old off bridge

And the moral of the story is: If you know someone who is having trouble coping with stress, step in BEFORE they throw their child off a bridge.
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Ban all bridges!
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