Skip to comments.Boy, 10, Dies After Mimicking Hussein's Execution
Posted on 01/04/2007 7:49:26 AM PST by eastforker
- Police and family members said a 10-year-old boy who died by hanging himself from a bunk bed was apparently mimicking the execution of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
Sergio Pelico was found dead Sunday in his apartment bedroom, said Webster police Lt. Tom Claunch. Pelico's mother told police he had previously watched a news report on Saddam's death.
"It appears to be accidental," Claunch said. "Our gut reaction is that he was experimenting."
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The third one, right?
Why do parents let their children watch a hanging on TV?
I just wonder with things like this, when the lawsuits will begin?
This happened in Texas? This is all Bush's fault.
Or maybe not. Texas use hanging in the death sentence?
I wonder how many went unreported by the media before Saddam's hanging?
They show it for ratings, which equal advertising dollars, Gustavo. Why did you let your nephew watch it?
In the article the uncle told the kid that SH was hung because he was very bad. The kid didn't get a Christmas gift from dad. Makes one wonder if the kid thought he had been real bad and thats why he didn't get a present, I guess we will never know.
In this instance I think so.
Well, if you're a bad man, I'm a bad woman. Whenever I hear these things, my response is, "Well... the gene pool's been cleaned a little."
3 kids hang themselves since the execution. What is the fascination with hanging? Is it the simplicity of the method and the common availability of a length of rope? Fasination that something as simple as cord or line can kill you?
If they had shot Sadaam, or dropped him into a wood chipper, would kids be looking to shoot themselves, or jump into a chipper?
I don't believe this crap.
Ten year old kid that was also upset he did not get a gift from dad at Christmas.
I think some people read the headlines and post without reading the article. Make that a lot of people here.
People don't kill people!!! Network newscasts kill people!
Ban TVs and rope!!!
.....and TV and rope trading shows.....
...and shows on TV about rope.....
This is an epidemic! We've got to ban rope! For the children! /end liberal knee-jerk response
I'm guilty of "not-reading-whole-article" syndrome. I assumed it was another Muslim in a Middle Eastern country.
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