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Tenn girl, 5, dies from being forced to drink soda
Philly.com ^ | Thursday, February 6, 2014, 5:52 PM | The Associated Press

Posted on 02/07/2014 5:42:47 AM PST by Phillyred

Edited on 02/07/2014 6:08:46 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

SURGIONSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee couple faces a murder charge, accused of forcing the man's 5-year-old daughter to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, authorities said...

The girl was blue and unresponsive with "an abnormal body posture that indicates severe brain damage," according to the autopsy, which was completed in July 2013.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crime; randallvaughn; tennessee
Terrible! Poor child. What the h is wrong with some people?
1 posted on 02/07/2014 5:42:47 AM PST by Phillyred
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To: Phillyred

It’s a crying shame

the poor little thing asked to take a bath during her torture

these people are evil, fat and ugly and I despise them


2 posted on 02/07/2014 5:47:19 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Phillyred

Many people are simply unaware that some things that seem innocuous can kill. Drinking too much liquid is one, sitting on someones torso is another.


3 posted on 02/07/2014 5:48:51 AM PST by Varda
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To: Phillyred

If I were in charge of sentencing such people I’d tell ‘em to start thinking about whips, red hot irons and the rack. There is no such punishment too cruel or unusual for such a couple.


4 posted on 02/07/2014 5:50:55 AM PST by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: Phillyred

Surely there is a special place in Hell reserved for these low lifes. I pray we send them soon.


5 posted on 02/07/2014 5:59:25 AM PST by Patriot365
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To: Phillyred

there is a reason there are so many stories about the evil step mother, the bi8ches are jealous of the husband’s daughters


6 posted on 02/07/2014 5:59:29 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Phillyred

OMG! Why did I have to see this first thing today?

So sad....I can’t imagine doing such things to a little one! Why? God rest her little soul!


7 posted on 02/07/2014 6:01:03 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Phillyred

So this happened back in July and they are just now being arrested.

That was one long autopsy —


8 posted on 02/07/2014 6:02:23 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: yldstrk

??? The COUPLE is accused of murder.


9 posted on 02/07/2014 6:03:38 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Actually the autopsy finished then. She died on New Year’s Day. Awful.

Bastards.


10 posted on 02/07/2014 6:04:11 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Patriot365
Surely there is a special place in Hell reserved for these low lifes. I pray we send them soon.

I prefer a little foreplay before dispatching them.

11 posted on 02/07/2014 6:04:19 AM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

yeah, yeah, the step mother convinces the dad he has to be mean to daughter, I have seen it before


12 posted on 02/07/2014 6:05:11 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Yeah, it’s always us women.


13 posted on 02/07/2014 6:07:06 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

yeah I am female too


14 posted on 02/07/2014 6:07:55 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

My wife’s mother was jealous of her when her new stepfather was around. She thinks he must have made comments about her to her mother. The fact that her mother was only 15 years older than her probably didn’t help things.


15 posted on 02/07/2014 6:09:12 AM PST by servo1969
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To: yldstrk
there is a reason there are so many stories about the evil step mother, the bi8ches are jealous of the husband’s daughters

While that is true, what is even more true is the dangers posed by Mommy's boyfriend -- the highest percentage of child abuse comes from male live-ins.

God wants marriage and hates divorce for a reason.

16 posted on 02/07/2014 6:20:01 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Thank you.

People do anything to blame women. And forget the truth.

And in this case, that the woman is so bad for deception, but the man can be excused because he so innocently obeyed her (Adam & Eve stuff). He has no responsibility for giving into temptation.


17 posted on 02/07/2014 6:22:25 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: servo1969

My mother wasn’t jealous of her daughter when she married my father - and my sister was beautiful all her life (RIP).


18 posted on 02/07/2014 6:23:12 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Phillyred

19 posted on 02/07/2014 6:23:40 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Phillyred
RIP, sweet baby. You're in a better place now.


20 posted on 02/07/2014 6:25:03 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Another story I read said that he is 41 and she is 58. Sounds like a passive male with very big “take care of me” issues. Could not stand up to “mama”.


21 posted on 02/07/2014 6:29:28 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Phillyred

Gee, another death from dihydrogen monoxide. When will Obama ban it from soda to save the children?


22 posted on 02/07/2014 6:29:47 AM PST by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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To: JohnBovenmyer

Soda is water + CO2.

CO2 is carbon


23 posted on 02/07/2014 6:32:40 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Phillyred

I wish I could oversee the punishment for people like this. Their suffering would be but a minor precursor to what awaits them.

Stories like this kill me.........


24 posted on 02/07/2014 6:36:38 AM PST by DickBrannigan (When did logic become reversed, and right became wrong, and wrong became right?)
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To: Phillyred

Prayers up for the little girl, that she’s with Jesus right now.

This is sick, absolutely horrible...


25 posted on 02/07/2014 6:47:13 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: yldstrk
there is a reason there are so many stories about the evil step mother, the bi8ches are jealous of the husband’s daughters

and the other reason is those stories were written by men... there are some pretty evil stepfathers too...

26 posted on 02/07/2014 6:48:35 AM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Phillyred

These two need to die in a slow agonizing way. I am to the point I will volunteer to administer the penalty to any offenders.


27 posted on 02/07/2014 6:51:48 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Phillyred

Two ropes and a tree. What are the people of that community waiting for?


28 posted on 02/07/2014 6:54:23 AM PST by armydawg505
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To: Phillyred

quote “She was taken to an outpatient clinic about a month before her death for excessive thirst, urination and eating, but nothing was found to be wrong with her.”

something doesn’t add up here, I think there is more to this story.


29 posted on 02/07/2014 7:13:50 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: latina4dubya

oh definitely, the step fathers and “boyfriends” do the molesting

I tell people, no one lays hands on that child who is not the parent

and the kids come first, you knew they ha kids when you two got together


30 posted on 02/07/2014 7:16:21 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

undiagnosed diabetes


31 posted on 02/07/2014 7:21:02 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
People do anything to blame women.

Welcome to FR, home of the Bitter Divorced Woman-Haters.

32 posted on 02/07/2014 7:24:18 AM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Nea Wood
Welcome to FR, home of the Bitter Divorced Woman-Haters.

I agree, but I don't think it is just divorced men who participate in women bashing on FR.

33 posted on 02/07/2014 7:30:29 AM PST by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: Uncle Chip

It’s even worse than that. The little girl died 2 years ago. They have just completed their investigation. Read here for more: http://www.timesnews.net/article/9072906/parents-charged-with-murder-in-2012-death-of-5-year-old


34 posted on 02/07/2014 7:32:49 AM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: yldstrk

oh definitely, the step fathers and “boyfriends” do the molesting

I tell people, no one lays hands on that child who is not the parent

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This stepfather of 2 (me) differs with you. And does not appreciate the broad brush of stepfathers doing the molesting.

I walked my stepdaughter down the aisle at her wedding, her bio dad was in attendance. It was her choice and her decision. I raised her, not him.

The large majority of men in my position do NOT molest, but because we don’t, we get no press. Who writes stories about successful blended families?


35 posted on 02/07/2014 7:52:00 AM PST by dmz
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To: bert

Doesn’t matter. Water will kill you ingested too much. Anything will kill you if there is too much.

Interesting that I watched an episode about exactly this problem last year in “Curious and Unusual Deaths”. Wasn’t that long ago, either.


36 posted on 02/07/2014 8:35:12 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: dmz

I don’t know if you were the one the other day when similar subject came up.

My sister and brother (really, “half-”) were raised by my father, he was stepdad (but adopted them). Everything was wonderful, and “the bum” as my mother calls him was completely out of the picture, thank God. My sister said before she died she didn’t care anything about her bio dad and didn’t care that he didn’t know she is dying.

The times we have to be suspicious of non-bios (and sometimes bios) is when the people are clearly trash. I think these people are trash, and I’m not saying that simply because of this crime.


37 posted on 02/07/2014 8:40:14 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Phillyred

I was taught as a freshman in high school many, many years ago that you can die from drinking too much water. They’re too busy teaching such things as Common Core to cover the basics of health.


38 posted on 02/07/2014 8:40:33 AM PST by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: Phillyred

Jesus had something to say about those who harm children.


39 posted on 02/07/2014 9:18:38 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: yldstrk

That was my thought...


40 posted on 02/07/2014 2:30:40 PM PST by Fire_on_High (RIP City of Heroes and Paragon Studios, victim of the Obamaconomy.)
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To: yldstrk

That was my thought...


41 posted on 02/07/2014 2:30:40 PM PST by Fire_on_High (RIP City of Heroes and Paragon Studios, victim of the Obamaconomy.)
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To: dmz

true I only deal with the failures of the blended families


42 posted on 02/07/2014 3:03:25 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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