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Kathy B
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A potentially true version of Wasted and Basted

Police: Baby Might Have Been Microwaved
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An infant girl who died in August 2005 of a high body temperature might have been put in a microwave, and her mother has been charged in the death, authorities said Tuesday.


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Morrigan
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So we have the baby, but where's the poodle?

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Buckleupp
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I am wondering why the babysitter has not been tagged as a suspect - I wish they had gone more into detail. Depending on the length of time the baby was in there and other things, the death could have been a delayed reaction from the previous night. Maybe they did look into it, but the story doesn't say.

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Turban Man
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Just as I read this topic the guy on ABC News on the radio reported this story. The parents are being charged on one count of murder.

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RubyMoon
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http://news.bostonherald.com/national/view.bg?articleid=169628

The babys father, Terrell Talley, said his daughter was fine when he and Arnold arrived home after leaving her in the care of the baby sitter, his sister.

When I went in the house, my baby was sitting in the car seat, she was asleep and she was alive, he said. The baby sitter aint had nothing to do with it.

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Starla
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The article also says the baby's burns were internal and there were no visible burns. It's possible the baby was not fine when Arnold arrived home.

The articles don't give enough reasons why they suspect the mom and not the babysitter or father.

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quote:
Originally posted by Starla:
The article also says the baby's burns were internal and there were no visible burns. It's possible the baby was not fine when Arnold arrived home.

The articles don't give enough reasons why they suspect the mom and not the babysitter or father.

I seriously doubt the baby would have appeared fine when the parents came if she'd truly been put through a microwave. The internal heat would have also damaged the heart muscles and most likely she wouldn't have survived.
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Buckleupp
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[/qb][/QUOTE]I seriously doubt the baby would have appeared fine when the parents came if she'd truly been put through a microwave. [/QB][/QUOTE]

It really depends on where in her body the burns were. Not to get too graphic, but it could have, for example, caused one burn in her stomach that caused a slow internal leakage of toxic material to the rest of her body.

EDIT Sorry I'm new, I don't know the right way to do a quote.

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Buckleupp welcome to the board!

Get yourself along to initiation to learn all the tricks for using the codes. The full reply form should help when posting. If you select the quote button on this post you will see the codes you need.

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GreenJeanz
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I never really thought that the baby in a microwave story would ever come true. [Frown]
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ica171
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Sadly, this isn't the only case. There was a woman a few years ago sentenced to five years in prison for killing her son in the microwave.
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Every time I see one of these, I just want to hold Toddler Moon just a little bit tighter....

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Angel With Wax Wings
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Okay I'm not around babies like EVER but um how could you fit a baby in a microwave? Are one month old babies that small?

Anyway this is terrible, why the NFBSK would you do that? I mean if you want to kill a baby (And I'm not saying I would do that ever) aren't there other ways?

~Monica

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Lady Moon
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Monica

Yes, they're that small. most of the time.

My oldest (who was also too early, like my baby was) was exactly 2 feet long at birth. My youngest was 13 inches.

Curled up, yes, they fit in a microwave.

And i know this because I found one of Princess Moon #1's dolls -- 13 inches long -- curled up inside the microwave one day. Had a LONG talk with that child....

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quote:
Originally posted by Angel With Wax Wings:
Okay I'm not around babies like EVER but um how could you fit a baby in a microwave? Are one month old babies that small?

Anyway this is terrible, why the NFBSK would you do that? I mean if you want to kill a baby (And I'm not saying I would do that ever) aren't there other ways?

~Monica

Well, yes, of course there are other ways. Babies are pretty helpless; one could kill one by pretty much any method one chose. But people who do kill babies tend to be not exactly in their right minds, so who knows why they choose the methods they do?

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quote:
Originally posted by Buckleupp:

EDIT Sorry I'm new, I don't know the right way to do a quote.

The "/" only goes on the closing tag.

Nonny

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When Mom told me about this I just felt like barfing. [Frown]

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