Woman took dead baby shopping

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Chicago -

A Chicago woman is accused of strapping her baby's corpse into a sling and taking him shopping after killing the three-month old in a drunken rage, local media reported on Wednesday.

Ken Blackman Jr had been dead for eight to 14 hours when the women wrapped up her shopping trip and went to visit a neighbour, who noticed blood on the baby blanket and called 911.

Prosecutors told the Chicago Sun Times that Toyrianna Smith, 20, beat and suffocated her baby because he wouldn't stop crying on June 22.

She had been drinking vodka at a friend's house and spent the night in their guest room with the baby. She slipped out of the house the next day before the baby's father came to pick him up.

Smith, 20, is being held in jail on a $1 million bond on charges of first-degree murder. - Sapa-AFP


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Frazier, wrote

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04:59pm on 30 June 2011
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Good idea Anon... anyone who has a child should be first judged if he or she is fit for this huge responsibility. Its just too easy to have a child, too easy to forgo the responsibility, there are too many people already, but the world is so lost.

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a loving mother , wrote

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02:45pm on 30 June 2011
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THIS WOMAN IS NOT SICK.SHE IS PURE EVIL.CONSCIENCE,WHAT CONSCIENCE.PEOPLE WHO DO THESE TERRIBLE DEEDS DO NOT HAVE CONSCIENCES.MAY YOU EVIL DOERS ALL ROT IN HELL

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Anonymous, wrote

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01:17pm on 30 June 2011
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Post Natal depression is one thing, being high on drugs on alcohol is something different. When you are a parent, you are always on duty so you shouldn't be drinking. If there are two parents, take it in turns if you have to indulge in alcohol.

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Likhoele George Ramphalile, wrote

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12:13pm on 30 June 2011
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womenof today they have changed in old days women used to do everything in their power to difend any child on earth today they are the one attacking the young children this is sickness man and women who attacking any child with any form of attack are sick and evil!!

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Mandy, wrote

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11:25am on 30 June 2011
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Let God be the Judge !

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meagain, wrote

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11:02am on 30 June 2011
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Yeah well, I've read worse murders and dumping of babies right here on our door step, and thats mothers who were sober!! lots of sick motheres here in SA as well...................

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ET1, wrote

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10:51am on 30 June 2011
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@Anon - probably less than R1 000...

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Anonymous, wrote

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10:10am on 30 June 2011
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I couldn't agree more with your comments,however always remember that some women experience post natal depression. its a sad reality that we live in this fallen society.

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Anonymous, wrote

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10:07am on 30 June 2011
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This psycho needs to be sent to Saudi to beheaded!! Absolutely sick!

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anon, wrote

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09:55am on 30 June 2011
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She is out on USD 1 million bail = R 6 800 000-00! In SA you would be out on a R 1000-00 bail!

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Rudolph Beukes, wrote

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09:51am on 30 June 2011
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Judge and You will be Judged... God has a better plan and purpose in life for all of us. This lady already goes through hell coz her conscience will haunt here untill the day she dies.

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Anon, wrote

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09:13am on 30 June 2011
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You know, a person needs a license to to own a television, let alone drive a car, I think a person should need a license to have a child, honestly, write a series of test, if you fail, hard luck, the way infancy deaths are now, that should be considered.

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Anonymous, wrote

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08:51am on 30 June 2011
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Hell wouldn't be harsh enough for these people... Anyone who can murder thier own child is truely undeserving of the title mother...

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SHERYL GOVENDER, wrote

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08:40am on 30 June 2011
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She is one sick lady and should be kept away from Society for her own sake as well as the community at large.

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Singo , wrote

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08:39am on 30 June 2011
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Some people don’t deserve to be called mother, what kind of person is this mara? You belong in hell….sies!!!!!

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