Thursday, May 21, 2009

The Face of a Killer

Most of us have heard about the body of a small boy found in the sandbox in Albuquerque, NM. It was beyond tragic that a child was murdered and left where other children could potentially find him.

This woman had an opportunity to do the right thing and change her mind, but she chose not to. I cannot even imagine the horror that this poor child went through.

According to CNN:

"She placed her hand over her son's mouth and nose and suffocated him. She had second thoughts about what she did. She performed CPR on her son, brought him back to life and then decided to go forward with that original act she had started to commit," Schultz said.

"What makes this story especially sad is, when asked the reason why she took Ty's life, Tiffany said that she did not want him to grow up with no one caring about him, the same way that she had grown up where nobody had cared about her."

Being a mother I cannot even fathom how a person that is brings a life into the world and assumes the responsibility of nurturing and caring can possibly move to murder and hatred.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I grew up in Albuquerque, NM and I cannot possibly imagine finding the body of a small child buried beneath the sand in a playground. This is one of the saddest stories that I have ever heard. I wonder though, that if the family had noticed lil Ty's mistreatment, why did they not step in or make some calls? This is sad and I prayh for the family.