Things have been interesting in Omaha of late.
There’s a desperate push by the Mayor to spend 120 million dollars or so on a baseball stadium that will be used four weeks out of the year.
Shootings are going on all over the place, if you consider North Omaha all over the place. On the bright side, drive-by shootings are down because of gas hitting $3.50. The downside of that is that the high price of gas just means Omaha is getting more walk-by or jog-by shootings.
And then of course you have your new mothers fracturing their newborn baby’s skulls. Well, just one of them, really, but one is enough.
29-year-old Jennifer Strong of Waterloo, Nebraska, delivered a baby boy on Monday the 21st of April, 2008 in the Lakeside Health Center – an almost brand-new, very well-appointed hospital in West Omaha that caters to mothers who want to give birth in a nice environment.
Jennifer Strong was delivering this baby so it could be adopted by another family, who had to wait for two days before they could take delivery of the child. According to policy, a birth mother has to wait for two days before relinquishing parental rights of a child – and until that happens, the mother can see as much or as little of the newborn baby as the mother wants to.
Well, Jennifer Strong got tired of the baby. Or something. Two days after delivering the baby, the baby was discovered with some strange injuries. When Jennifer Strong was asked what had happened, she said that she had fallen asleep with the baby and that it had somehow slipped off her chest, out of her arms and landed on the floor.
The hospital staff disagrees with Jennifer Strong, however. According to the doctors, the baby had both sides of his head fractured in what is called a bilateral skull fracture – which is a serious injury that could cause brain damage. It would take a considerable amount of power and force behind a blow or series of blows to create a bilateral skull fracture, even when you’re talking about a baby’s thin little skull.
Jennifer Strong has been arrested and put into jail where she will likely face felony child abuse charges.
The baby’s adoptive parents now have custody of the child. Presumably they will be nicer to the baby than Jennifer Strong. Hopefully they will not eat it, because that would be bad.
Don’t eat babies, folks. It’s just wrong.
Someone needs to make that into a t-shirt or bumper sticker. Get to it.
Does Jennifer Strong deserve Hell?
- Yes (95%, 348 Votes)
- No (5%, 20 Votes)
Total Voters: 365
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