Skip to comments.Australian mother poisoned healthy three-year-old with chemo drugs she bought online from Canada
Posted on 06/13/2014 4:28:02 PM PDT by rickmichaels
A 23-year-old woman a has been jailed after poisoning her healthy daughter with cancer drugs and setting up a Facebook page to attract support and donations.
The Australian mother of two, who cannot be named to protect her childs identity, was sentenced to six years in jail after feeding the three-year-old girl toxic chemotherapy drugs for more than eight months.
She posted videos on YouTube and wrote about her daughters fight for life on Facebook, attracting more than 8,000 supporters and about $515 [$AUS500] in donations.
The girl, now five, suffered life-threatening illnesses, including bone marrow failure, and was treated in hospital on several occasions. Prosecutors said she had been put at an increased risk of infertility and an additional 1 to 2 per cent risk of developing some cancers.
She told her grandmother that she had been given the pills every four weeks to prevent her skin wrinkling.
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Munchausen by proxy. Insidious and IMO, evil. Mom shouldn’t be allowed near children for a looong time.
What a TERRIBLE SHAME!GOD Bless the little girl!!She’s meant to be “Safest”with her Mum!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Many more mothers have poisoned their children with prescription drugs purchased from pharmacies in their own neighborhoods.
she tried to kill her baby and that she be a life sentence...