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Baby Lisa's Mom: I Was Drunk When She Vanished
Today.com/msnbc.com ^ | October 17, 2011 | Scott Stump

Posted on 10/17/2011 5:39:02 PM PDT by truthkeeper

In the latest twist in the case of a missing Kansas City infant, the child’s mother admitted that she was drunk on the night of her baby’s disappearance and expects to be arrested.

Breaking a nine-day silence, Deborah Bradley, the mother of missing 10-month-old Lisa Irwin, told NBC News about her behavior on the night of Baby Lisa’s disappearance and her fear of possibly being arrested given the nature of the latest questioning by investigators.

“Judging on how the questioning went, that’s kind of the fear that I have,’’ Bradley told NBC’s Peter Alexander in an exclusive interview alongside the baby’s father, Jeremy Irwin, that aired on TODAY Monday. “The main fear is that if they arrest me, people are going to stop looking, and I’ll never see her again, and I’ll never know what happened.’’

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: babylisa; badmomma; deborahbradley; lisairwin; passedoutdrunkmommy
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1 posted on 10/17/2011 5:39:05 PM PDT by truthkeeper
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To: dfc1; miss marmelstein; Sarah Barracuda; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; ANKE69; indylindy; Marty62; nycgal; ..

On or off the Baby Lisa pinglist, let me know.


2 posted on 10/17/2011 5:39:59 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: truthkeeper

I doubt the kid vanished.

The mom’s not ready to own the responsibility yet.


3 posted on 10/17/2011 5:41:45 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: truthkeeper

Earlier today, the police took dogs to the home of the neighbors the family was staying with.

This afternoon, they supposedly took trashbags out of the grandparents house.

Don’t know what all this means yet.


4 posted on 10/17/2011 5:43:13 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy

Sounds like the cops don’t think it was a random kidnapping by a stranger. The cops have to be getting frustrated.


5 posted on 10/17/2011 5:45:40 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: truthkeeper

I sure hope that this isn’t another one of those new “the justice system worked” deals where they find a few bones wrapped in duct tape and some fool on a gaseous jury says, “Aw heck judge! Mom must be innocent! Day ain’t no body!”


6 posted on 10/17/2011 5:45:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Stop Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: truthkeeper

Oh, please keep me on all your ping lists.

Poor baby...I saw the Mom last night on Fox News...and she looked so devastated. Maybe that is because she let the baby die. I hope not...but this is looking bad.

A little baby! So much to give to the world and so innocent. Makes me cry, while I post.


7 posted on 10/17/2011 5:47:38 PM PDT by Pigsley
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To: truthkeeper

Have not heard of this one yet. Is it the new one on rotation to replace the Casey Anthony crime story?


8 posted on 10/17/2011 5:49:16 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Cain/Rubio?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I am not sure what to think yet. I would hate to think it was accidental and they are covering it up.

I guess we may find out sooner or later.


9 posted on 10/17/2011 5:50:14 PM PDT by dforest
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To: truthkeeper

There’s always the possibility a family member decided to ‘teach Bradley a lesson’. There have been few reports on the extended family - just a mention of the younger brother who went shopping with her; the sister who discussed her ‘pending arrest’. The boyfriend has an ex-wife or ex-girlfriend (mother of the 8 year-old). There may be in-laws (Bradley’s husband’s kin) - we have no idea who they are or where these people live and how much interaction (feuding) exists.


10 posted on 10/17/2011 5:50:58 PM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - because He is watching you)
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To: Pigsley

If she was drunk, and still an accident, I’m guessing she may have suffocated it by mistake.


11 posted on 10/17/2011 5:51:58 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: truthkeeper

Ah. The good ol’ Jim Morrison defense. It’s always those pesky Routine Blackouts.


12 posted on 10/17/2011 5:53:28 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: truthkeeper

Is this going to be a replay of Casey Anthony?


13 posted on 10/17/2011 5:54:02 PM PDT by SkyDancer (The More You Agree With Me The More Intellegent You Become.)
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To: truthkeeper
child’s mother admitted that she was drunk on the night

It was reported she was also doing serious pharmaceuticals.

14 posted on 10/17/2011 5:54:57 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Jonty30

What “it” did she suffocate?


15 posted on 10/17/2011 5:55:33 PM PDT by dforest
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To: truthkeeper

I watched her interview with Megyn Kelly today. She may be totally innocent, but it still smells ‘fishy’. Nothing seems to make sense in this case.....as the parents admit. So many contradictions. I still don’t know who was watching the children while she was buying the wine, baby wipes and baby food. The dogs that didn’t bark is an enigma.

The police seem to be playing a game with her. Said she made a call from her cell phone at 2:30 that morning, but her cell phone was blocked from out going calls because they hadn’t paid their bill.

Her tears and remorse look real, but are they?

Please add me to your ping list.

Thanks.


16 posted on 10/17/2011 5:55:38 PM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: truthkeeper

add me, would ya? :)


17 posted on 10/17/2011 5:55:51 PM PDT by spacejunkie01
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To: truthkeeper

Another really sad one. I guess we need to hope the child was kidnapped—she might still be alive if so. If not...well, it looks like one of the parents did something horrid.


18 posted on 10/17/2011 5:56:28 PM PDT by MizSterious (Apparently, there's no honor when it comes to someone else's retirement funds.)
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To: SkyDancer

Probably not, the mother isn’t out hootin’ it up at the hot body contests.


19 posted on 10/17/2011 5:56:44 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Lazlo in PA

I saw her interview today and she said, yes she has blackouts “like everybody does when they drink.”
DUH!

so she is lying about what happened with her drinking and now this??doesn’t look very good for her.


20 posted on 10/17/2011 5:57:02 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Rick Perry 2012)
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To: truthkeeper

Please put me on your baby Lisa ping list.

Lord above, but this just keeps getting more bizarre by the day. I would think that no one would have a problem with a non-nursing mom having a glass of wine or three at the end of an exhausting day, but to be so blotto to not remember the last time you checked on your child is neglect at best.


21 posted on 10/17/2011 5:57:55 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: indylindy

Even though she was drunk, and possibly high, she’s still a mom.

I can easily imagine a scenario where the mom either rolled on top the child or, while the mom cuddled with the child and passed out, the child slipping into a bad position and the mom was incapable of responding.


22 posted on 10/17/2011 5:59:49 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Pigsley
You are on, Pigsley.

I agree with you, Mom does look devastated. I can't help but wonder if she was so drunk maybe she passed out the child had an accident? In any event, something's rotten in Denmark, IMO.

23 posted on 10/17/2011 6:00:00 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: Rebelbase

It appears so...there may be an arrest soon.


24 posted on 10/17/2011 6:01:49 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: indylindy

So far. There may be parallel things going on though. Now she’s claiming she was drunk when her baby went missing? How many different stories will she come up with?


25 posted on 10/17/2011 6:02:21 PM PDT by SkyDancer (The More You Agree With Me The More Intellegent You Become.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Off topic, I know....But what a job the cops have! Most of these men and women have families...if not their own babies...nieces/nephews, etc. I don't know how they hold it together. I'm so outraged that a little baby is “somewhere”. Arghhhhh!

The mom sounded so sincere. I'm such a bad judge of character...but...SHE SOUNDS HEARTBROKEN!

Another reason (and I “get” we don't want too much police interference) I feel for the cops.

I could never do their job and am grateful that some have the strength to do it.

My odd guess: If it was his first and only night shift....Some creep at his work wanted to take the baby to sell it. Thought it would be an opportune time. Probalby not the way it went down. The cell phone call and then all 3 phones going missing is a bad sign Mom and Dad are the perps.

Uggg. A little baby!

26 posted on 10/17/2011 6:04:10 PM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Rushmore Rocks

You are on. I also heard about the call made from one of the cell phones at 2:38 a.m. Dad arrived home from work at 4:00 a.m., FWIW.


27 posted on 10/17/2011 6:04:16 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: Pigsley

If the baby is dead, you got to hope mommy did it.


28 posted on 10/17/2011 6:04:42 PM PDT by trumandogz (In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
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To: spacejunkie01

Gotcha.


29 posted on 10/17/2011 6:04:50 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: lovesdogs

You are on.


30 posted on 10/17/2011 6:06:38 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: truthkeeper

If the mom did do something accidentally, she should have come clean.

The law tends to be lenient in such cases.


31 posted on 10/17/2011 6:07:19 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: truthkeeper

I think this woman was so wasted that she might have smothered baby Lisa accidentally..it has happened, mother is intoxicated, and ends up falling asleep..the father comes home(Just look at his face during the interview with Megyn today, he has totally zoned out, he knows what happened!) finds his wife passed out and baby Lisa dead and disposes the body. It is possible that is what happened. No way did some random person stroll inside the house, kidnap the child, and oh yeah, have enough time to take all the cell phones in the house(Taking cell phones makes NO sense, as they can always get the phone records without needing the phones)


32 posted on 10/17/2011 6:08:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: truthkeeper

The report I’d heard said that she had also taken pills for anxiety attacks twice that day.


33 posted on 10/17/2011 6:11:03 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I also have a sad and creepy feeling that something like that may have happened. Horrible if true.


34 posted on 10/17/2011 6:11:14 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
as they can always get the phone records without needing the phones)

The phone company does not have the pictures.

35 posted on 10/17/2011 6:12:11 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Pigsley

I still think dad knows something. Don’t trust him at all. So many questions, so few answers.


36 posted on 10/17/2011 6:13:58 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Jonty30

I have worked a couple accidental deaths that were exactly like that.

Mom lays baby down with her, then rolls over on the baby and suffocates it, all in an either drug or alcohol induced stupor. Truly sad.


37 posted on 10/17/2011 6:14:28 PM PDT by Molon Labbie ("It's Free, Swipe Your EBT!")
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To: truthkeeper

Its the first thing that popped in my head when she said she was drunk, then I saw the look on the father’s face, he hardly said a word..he knows exactly what happened. It’s possible she has no idea she accidentally killed her own child


38 posted on 10/17/2011 6:14:43 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Pigsley
SHE SOUNDS HEARTBROKEN

Or more likely... guilt-ridden... or both.

39 posted on 10/17/2011 6:14:58 PM PDT by NYC-Conserv (Rush: Perry the ONLY conservative threat to Romney)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012

She said she takes anxiety medication. Combine that with alcohol - not good.


40 posted on 10/17/2011 6:16:27 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: truthkeeper

I wonder if the baby had an overdose of the Zany pills or what ever you call them.


41 posted on 10/17/2011 6:17:47 PM PDT by ReformedBeckite (1 of 3 I'm only allowing my self each day)
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To: Molon Labbie
Mom lays baby down with her, then rolls over on the baby and suffocates it, all in an either drug or alcohol induced stupor. Truly sad.

If you all remember, Dad said Mom was asleep on their bed with her son when he came home after 4:00 a.m. I wonder if the baby had ALSO been on the bed...

42 posted on 10/17/2011 6:18:22 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: truthkeeper

I think I’m already on the Baby Lisa ping list. If so, thank you!


43 posted on 10/17/2011 6:19:48 PM PDT by An American In Dairyland
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To: truthkeeper

Not an expert, but if she consumed 5-10 glasses of wine, and if she had medication in her system... if she breast feeds the baby (don’t know, but imagine she was), is the baby in danger of poisoning? How quickly would the alcohol/medication transfer to the baby’s milk. Perhaps this would cause sudden death.


44 posted on 10/17/2011 6:20:28 PM PDT by dmzTahoe
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To: An American In Dairyland

:-)


45 posted on 10/17/2011 6:20:42 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: Molon Labbie

It is sad.


46 posted on 10/17/2011 6:20:42 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Jonty30

I could see that if the baby was younger- at 10 months I would bet the baby would not just get smothered, 10 month olds are capable of moving their head, neck, shoulders easily- squirming- or pitching a major fit when in a bad spot. Most are even walking or about to- pretty mobile and vocal anyway at that age.


47 posted on 10/17/2011 6:21:00 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: truthkeeper

Not another Casey Anthony situation?


48 posted on 10/17/2011 6:24:53 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Tammy8

I can’t see her being the type of person who would go into a drunken raise and beat the child to death, but she might get drunk enough to pass out on the child and the child can’t do anything about it.


49 posted on 10/17/2011 6:26:08 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: ilovesarah2012
She said she takes anxiety medication. Combine that with alcohol - not good.

Sometimes SSRIs are given for anxiety

50 posted on 10/17/2011 6:26:37 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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