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Man 'smashed his newborn daughter's skull with a cinder block'
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | June 14, 2011 | Fiona Roberts

Posted on 06/14/2011 2:12:20 PM PDT by madprof98

A father allegedly killed his baby daughter with a cinder block just hours after she was born - because he and the little girl's mother couldn't afford to have another child.

Christopher Fitzpatrick, 20, allegedly told his girlfriend, Jennifer Barrise, 'I just want to get rid of it' as she started having contractions while they were out shopping near their home in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania. Both have now been charged with criminal homicide after police found their daughter's tiny body buried in woodland near Fitzpatrick's workplace.

Barrise, 28, already has five little boys, all aged under nine. The youngest, Christopher - her first child with Fitzpatrick - was born just a year ago in Franklin, New Jersey, where the couple used to live.

Now the couple are both being held at Wayne County Jail on murder charges. Police claim Barrise knew Fitzpatrick planned to kill their baby.

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When Barrise had the baby, the little girl landed on the floor - and neither of her parents touched her as she lay crying, the affidavit claims.

According to police, Fitzpatrick drove his girlfriend, daughter and sister back to their home, but later picked up the baby and drove to M n D Lawn Care, where he worked.

There he allegedly picked up a cinder block and dropped it twice on his daughter's head, smashing her skull. Then he buried her tiny body beneath the concrete block and drove home.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: chrisfitzpatrick; crime; fitzpatrick; infanticide; murder
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In other (related, I think) news today, the Jaycees kicked a pro-life group out of their parade in a small town in the midwest because the group had a sonogram photo of an unborn child on their banner, and the Jaycees decided an image like that was offensive to modern sensibilities:

http://palatine.patch.com/articles/palatine-pro-life-group-out-of-parade-over-banner#photo-6564123

1 posted on 06/14/2011 2:12:23 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: madprof98

He’s supposed to pay a doctor to do that during the birth. Then it’s an admirable and responsible decision - just ask Obama.


2 posted on 06/14/2011 2:15:08 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: madprof98
This filth needs to be exterminated. Good thing PA has the Death Penalty for human debris like this. What a POS animal.


3 posted on 06/14/2011 2:18:00 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: madprof98

Just another late-term abortion - nothing to see here, move along. /s


4 posted on 06/14/2011 2:19:42 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: madprof98

What, no PBA in Britain?

A sonogram flag — yeah that’s offensive all right. To Satan.


5 posted on 06/14/2011 2:19:48 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: madprof98

Father, in your Son’s name, please welcome this little baby into Your arms.


6 posted on 06/14/2011 2:20:34 PM PDT by Terabitten ("Don't retreat. RELOAD!!" -Sarah Palin)
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To: madprof98

Oh, it wasn’t Britain.


7 posted on 06/14/2011 2:20:58 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: madprof98

If the poor little baby had only kept a toe inside the mother, Barbara Boxer (and the rest) would have said, “Move along. Nothing to see here. No crime has been committed.”


8 posted on 06/14/2011 2:20:58 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Lib Logic: Foley bad, therefore all republicans bad. Weiner bad, therefore Weiner bad.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Granted the cinder block would have been a little awkward, but a pair of scissors is customary.


9 posted on 06/14/2011 2:22:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Lazlo in PA

My G*d, what have we become


10 posted on 06/14/2011 2:23:24 PM PDT by NativeSon
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To: madprof98

Sometimes “an eye for an eye” makes infinite sense.


11 posted on 06/14/2011 2:23:29 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (They think "just because she's right on every damn issue doesn't give her enough credibility.")
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To: madprof98

12 posted on 06/14/2011 2:23:47 PM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: Lazlo in PA

If he doesn’t get the chair, gen pop will have some fun with him.


13 posted on 06/14/2011 2:25:28 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obamao thinks DWS is cute (!!))
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To: madprof98

Hasn’t this scum ever heard of adoption?


14 posted on 06/14/2011 2:25:50 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: NonValueAdded

Just have a bigger, stronger inmate smash an anvil through his skull.


15 posted on 06/14/2011 2:26:56 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obamao thinks DWS is cute (!!))
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To: mrmeyer

We have a vacation house up in Lake Ariel, PA. Beautiful place.

What sick minds are walking among us.... RIP Baby...


16 posted on 06/14/2011 2:29:41 PM PDT by MarineMom613 (RIP Sandra Sue, my fur baby 12/31/1999 ~ 7/2/2010 - See you on the other side!)
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To: madprof98
Smash his head with a slug-hammer, revive him, smash him again revive him and them finally kill him and leave his sorry ass to rot in the forest.
17 posted on 06/14/2011 2:32:10 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: NativeSon

WHY IN THE WORLD could not this POS have taken the baby and left her at a hospital or fire station?

Or contacted an adoption agency?!

I would have loved to raise this precious little baby girl!

My heart breaks!


18 posted on 06/14/2011 2:33:24 PM PDT by a real Sheila (Proud master of 2 golden retrievers. Best dogs in the world.)
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To: madprof98

I cannot imagine what it must take to be in a mental place to do such a thing. To be so cold and dark... I don’t get it.


19 posted on 06/14/2011 2:34:23 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
The state owes him a copay.

FWIW, This is good old-time Pocono's white trash doing what it does.

20 posted on 06/14/2011 2:34:32 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: madprof98

Police: Dead baby’s father planned ‘to get rid’ of child

http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/police-dead-baby-s-father-planned-to-get-rid-of-child-1.1161519#axzz1PHth4wpn

PERP PICTURES AT THIS LINK


21 posted on 06/14/2011 2:34:54 PM PDT by stlnative
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To: madprof98

That is truly nauseating. It really is. It makes my skin crawl. I could do that to a cockroach, I can’t possibly do it to a hamster. I guess I’m a specist.


22 posted on 06/14/2011 2:35:19 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: a real Sheila
I am not ashamed or embarrassed to say that when I read the story, here in my office, I wept.

All I want to do now is go home and hold my Wife and Baby.

23 posted on 06/14/2011 2:36:54 PM PDT by NativeSon
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To: Clintonfatigued
Hasn’t this scum ever heard of adoption?

Not really. Abortion is pushed as the answer. I'm sure that he saw this as being no different.

24 posted on 06/14/2011 2:39:49 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: madprof98

Someone should drop a cinder block on this guy’s _ _ _ _.
He can’t seem to figure out how to stop having babies.


25 posted on 06/14/2011 2:39:49 PM PDT by Lorianne (o)
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To: MarineMom613
Lake Wallenpaupack for us. Lived there every summer for thirty years. I then lived there year round and flew in and out of Cherry Ridge. What I saw from the locals in the non summer months just amazed me. I stopped at a roadside diner for a lunch one day and the guy running the place, cooking, cashier, and all.........Had cut his thumb off that morning, at the palm while running a saw rig. He had not yet been to the doctor because he was waiting for one of his family members who was "not wanted by the police" to take him to the hospital.

Meth will do strange things to the mind.

26 posted on 06/14/2011 2:40:53 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Clintonfatigued
I take back my earlier post. This is what he told the family: They pressed Mr. Fitzpatrick, in which he replied he had dropped the baby off at a hospital for safe haven.
27 posted on 06/14/2011 2:44:53 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Lorianne
>> Someone should drop a cinder block on this guy’s _ _ _ _.

Sounds like a good start.

I can also think of about fifty ways to make him stop having kids.
Oh, and coincidentally, breathing.
28 posted on 06/14/2011 2:49:23 PM PDT by Mike-o-Matic
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To: madprof98

Smash his skull with a Concrete block!


29 posted on 06/14/2011 2:49:30 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

This guy and his concubine were well aware of the options open to them, but murder just seemed more in keeping with their values.


30 posted on 06/14/2011 2:50:23 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: madprof98

I think I’m going to throw up.


31 posted on 06/14/2011 2:55:06 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Let Go and Let God - He IS In Control)
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To: a real Sheila

I would have fought you for her. . .


32 posted on 06/14/2011 2:57:03 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Let Go and Let God - He IS In Control)
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To: a real Sheila

I would have fought you for her. . .


33 posted on 06/14/2011 2:57:03 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Let Go and Let God - He IS In Control)
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To: madprof98
"This guy and his concubine were well aware of the options open to them, but murder just seemed more in keeping with their values"

Perfectly captured dynamics of the Pocono native culture. I'm not branding them all by any means, but the place can be a combination of Deliverance, The Hills Have Eyes, Escanaba in Da Moonlight, and Caligula.

Base instincts of fear, paranoia, random gunfire, binge drinking, hunting as needed, and hillbilly horn-dog con-artists.

34 posted on 06/14/2011 2:59:07 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: madprof98

Paging Lorena Bobbitt...


35 posted on 06/14/2011 2:59:53 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: madprof98

obvious dem voters

they both need to be recycled


36 posted on 06/14/2011 3:08:39 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: madprof98
Arrested: Christopher Fitzpatrick, 20, is accused of beating his newborn daughter to death with a cinder block in woodland near where he worked in Pennsylvania

Charged: Jennifer Barrise sobs as she is led away to be charged with murder. Police say she knew her boyfriend planned to kill their baby

37 posted on 06/14/2011 3:13:16 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Pollster1

You are correct. This is face of the Brave New Liberal World.


38 posted on 06/14/2011 3:13:44 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Pollster1

He’s a pretty little bitch too. He’ll be very popular in the joint.


39 posted on 06/14/2011 3:14:04 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Terrorism is nothing more than Kinetic Islam)
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To: NativeSon

“My G*d, what have we become”

Progressive.


40 posted on 06/14/2011 3:15:19 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: madprof98

wtf


41 posted on 06/14/2011 3:15:58 PM PDT by phockthis
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To: NativeSon

“... here in my office, I wept”

That is because you have respect for human life and you haven’t become cold and jaded enough NOT to react. SHAME and EMBARRASSMENT goes to liberals who support this type of cruel behavior. I mourn for that precious baby and know that many, many families would have cherished her all her life.


42 posted on 06/14/2011 3:16:42 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: Clintonfatigued

They could just have dropped off the baby at the nearest hospital.


43 posted on 06/14/2011 3:17:04 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: madprof98

I like the way the MnD business owner is dealing with it. She is showing as much dignity and decency as the circumstances permit.

Edwards was right, for the wrong reasons, but there are indeed two Americas.


44 posted on 06/14/2011 3:18:43 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: madprof98

If they’d kill a baby what shape are the other kids in?


45 posted on 06/14/2011 3:26:09 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: madprof98

At least legal abortions are available to prevent this very sort of thing. /s

Yeah, there’s a valid argument for abortion.


46 posted on 06/14/2011 3:40:09 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: madprof98

The child was already born... adoption?


47 posted on 06/14/2011 4:02:59 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: NativeSon

Re: My G*d, what have we become.

GOD forgive us!!


48 posted on 06/14/2011 4:11:09 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: momtothree

My sweetheart, Roxann is adopted and there isn’t a day that goes by that I thank our good Lord for her birth mother choosing life and her folks for adopting her...


49 posted on 06/14/2011 4:11:31 PM PDT by Man from Oz
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To: blackdog

I don’t buy the notion that these are the values of backwoods redneck double-wide-trailer types. These are the values of Barack Obama’s America, the mores celebrated in the mainstream media. To these people, nearly a majority of our countrmen, innocent babies are OFFENSIVE because they take away valuable time for me, myself and I.

BTW, I’m betting these people get off with probation and community service.


50 posted on 06/14/2011 5:45:07 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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