Skip to comments.Infant girl dies of starvation after her parents replaced her formula with water and cereal to save
Posted on 05/19/2014 12:20:33 PM PDT by Morgana
Infant girl dies of starvation after her parents replaced her formula with water and cereal to save money
A suburban Chicago couple was accused Friday of the unthinkable starving their infant daughter to death.
Markisha Jones, 19, and Gene Edwards, 22, both of Barrington, were initially arrested January 8 after paramedics called to their home found their seven month-old daughter Mya dead on the dining room table.
They were found to have replaced the child's precious baby formula with water, cereal and the occasional glob of baby food, sources told the Chicago Tribune.
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Lesbian couple to concerned with making themselves happy to care for anyone else.
Did they even have an ebt card?
Human waste. Flush ‘em. They’d better serve humanity as fertilizer.
The thing on the right... That’s a man, baby!
Looks lime there was plenty of money for tats.
lime - like
Guess, they’ll save a lot more money than they could ever have dreamed.
I guess there wasn’t enough money after smokes and crack. Great parenting, you feral losers.
You can bet they had cigs in they pockets and some 40’s in the fridge.
When my granddaughter was a baby my son in law flew the coop for greener pastures. My daughter was breast feeding but the stress dried her up. I bought the formula to help her out...it was outrageously expensive, but I bought enough for the whole month and then some each month. I had a hard time finding enough of the brand we used on the shelves, store clerks and managers thought I was nuts to buy it all at once. I knew if worst came to worst the baby was eating! I cannot wrap my head around people like this!
Another “pet” baby gone.
To save money? Weren’t they on Food Stamps and WIC?
Let’s just throw more public money at the problem, that’ll fix it. /sarc
No. Where does it say so?
We have a 4 year old and 2 year old. Mom and I made the decision to buy in bulk, in advance, at least 6 month of formula. We actually bought more than that. We got hit HARD in the wallet, but we knew in a crisis our children would eat, and when they moved to solid foods, the churches, disaster recovery assistance teams, and the needy really appreciated our New-In-Box excess formula!
Yeah, but that shouldn’t have to be used for baby formula./sarc
The feral population is large. If you recall there was a house fire that killed two children and during the interview with the aunt she was quite cheery but upset that she couldn’t get in to the house to get her food stamps from her purse.
(Reference to Austin Powers movie line...)
At the link there’s a pic of the so-called man taking a selfie with a phone. He has a phone, but his child starves. Public hanging would be good in this case.
Animals, feral animals! My heart cries for this baby.
I’m kinda wondering the same.
Yea they did but let it lapse. No one is sure why. Plus you have to figure there are local food banks they could have gone to. This is America after all.
I think we should all express sympathy for the judge who is going to have to clean up this mess.
I am surprised you could find that much formula, I had trouble buying enough for much more than a month. If I lived in town I could have kept buying on different days- but I live in the sticks. I would usually have to get a manager to get more out of the back for me to get a month’s supply- they usually only had a few cans on the shelf. I only bought the largest size canister and the store manager told me most people only bought enough for 3 or 4 days at a time, so that is how they stocked it. Yikes! I did get way ahead and ended up donating the extra to a battered women shelter, it really was appreciated.
“My daughter was breast feeding but the stress dried her up.”
That is an unfortunate situation. I find it strange that most women don’t even consider breast feeding to begin with or that society as a whole is so against it. Formula is great as a back up but really the breast was developed by God for the baby, sorry guys but that is the way it is.
I’ll play devil’s advocate here.
He/she could have had the tats for years before the child was born?
Photos are cheap/free these days. All one has to do is point/click with a cell phone and upload it on the computer. Not like the old days when one took a roll of film to a Kodak box to develop.
Twins in the same crib? I’ve heard of it after all they are twins and shared the same womb. Some parents do it because the babies are so close they don’t want to be seperated and wine when they are.
However not getting food stamps and making the babies sleep in a cold basement when they were upstairs where it was warm? Yea that pretty much tells me they did not give a ____. If they were that poor and did not have heat most parents would keep the babies in bed with them! Most parents would be at a food bank or church soup kitchen. I just don’t know what is wrong with these two.
Too lazy to reinstate WIC to buy formula!
That much buying ahead could have been a catastrophe if the baby had been allergic to it. It does happen.
May this poor baby RIP.
Retroactive Abortion. Nothing to see here.
The child does not have a right to life until it is old enough to vote Democrat... Three-and-a-half or so...
two more vacant sets of eyes I have never seen.
yuck, who would suck on those breasts? The baby probably said NO!!!!!!!!!
You mean these people weren’t getting food stamps and WIC? They are morons.
What an upstanding couple. If an alien landed at their house, the alien would say there’s no intelligent life.
The baby is in a better place. Which is heaven, not the Chicago hellhole!!!!