Home News Reviews Forums Shop


Seven-year-old beats baby sister to death

General discussion. Come introduce yourself. Talk about whataver you want!

Seven-year-old beats baby sister to death

Postby imtim83 on Sat Jun 04, 2005 4:36 pm

imtim83
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 264
Joined: Thu Jan 24, 2002 10:40 pm

Postby hoxlund on Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:02 pm

son of a bitch

the thing is he probably won't be charged with anything
Thermaltake Core X5 Snow Edition TG Case
Corsair RM1000 Power Supply
MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC
AMD Threadripper 1950x @ 4.1GHz
Custom Loop w/ EK MSI x399 Monoblock
G.Skill 4x8GB DDR4 3200 RGB Memory
MSI 1080Ti Lightning X Video Card
User avatar
hoxlund
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 3708
Joined: Mon May 27, 2002 12:55 am
Location: Idaho

Postby Ian on Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:21 pm

The world is pretty messed up when you have a monkey for a president and a 7 year old beats his sister to death.

This musta been a big 7 year old. I don't know too many that could pick up a 2x4 and swing it.
"Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt." - Steve Jobs
User avatar
Ian
Grand Poobah
 
Posts: 15059
Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2001 2:34 pm
Location: Madison, WI

Postby bill on Sun Jun 05, 2005 11:14 pm

Oh jeez, that's sad.

Maybe the article doesn't provide enough detail but the story sounds suspicious. The parents don't hear the girl crying?... Ok, maybe they screwed up but the seven year old kid blames others in the house and then confesses to using a 2x4??? How many folks keep a 2x4 laying around inside the house?
bill
CD-RW Supplier
 
Posts: 773
Joined: Fri Feb 20, 2004 11:30 pm
Location: USA

Postby LoneWolf on Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:56 pm

Whether or not there's a 2x4 lying around in the house, there's a lot more serious issue here.

When I was seven years old, I understood the concept of hurting other people. I also had a clear understanding that hurting other people was WRONG.

The kid either has a serious chemical imbalance, or there are some serious issues in his upbringing. Both are possible --there have been some children who have been found to have some extreme EI (emotional impairment) pproblems that make it difficult to impossible for them to understand the consequences of their actions once they have lost their temper. A few years back I saw a kid in a situation where he felt cornered (got embarrassed about being asked to sit down and be quiet by a teacher) enough to nearly start throwing punches at a teacher in class.

At the same time, there's plenty of situations where parents no longer raise their kids --the television, XBox, DVD player, or school system now does. In those cases, there isn't the necessary infrastructure to show those children what right and wrong is (or that actions have consequences), and the results can be pretty frightening. In those cases, it's a sad thing that there is no preliminary requirement for becoming a parent, other than being legally old enough to procreate.

Either way, it sounds to me like this kid needs to be in an environment that allows for some serious therapy, or this will become a repetetive cycle of violence. I'd bet this isn't the first time that this child has acted out --just the most shocking.
Intel Q9450 @3.2GHz, Gigabyte GA EP45-UD3P, 4 x 2GB G.Skill @4-4-4-12
Antec P160SW case (modded), Xigmatek 750w PSU
3x 500GB (RAID-5), , OptiArc 7200S, ASUS E818A3T
Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer, Hauppauge HVR-1800, Radeon 4890
Dell 2407WFP
User avatar
LoneWolf
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 937
Joined: Thu Feb 06, 2003 4:41 pm
Location: Meecheegan

Postby VEFF on Tue Jun 07, 2005 5:52 pm

What happened is very sad and scary.
I don't have time to post a full response at this time, but it is
definitely shocking to say the least.
Burners only:
Pioneer DVR-115D
Pioneer DVR-111D
Plextor PX-716A TLA0304
Plextor PX-716A same TLA

LiteOn 52246S 52X CD-RW
LiteOn 52246S (another)
LiteOn 52327S 52X CD-RW
TDK 40X USB 2.0 CD-RW
TEAC CD-W540E 40X CD-RW
User avatar
VEFF
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 2025
Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2002 9:36 pm


Return to The Beer Garden

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron
All Content is Copyright (c) 2001-2020 CDRLabs Inc.