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    Mother accused of leaving three children in 15-degree car

    Mother accused of leaving three children in 15-degree car with windows open to shop at Walmart

    My question is how can any MOTHER be that stupid or uncaring

    That’s cold.

    A Kentucky mother allegedly left three of her children in the car in 15-degree weather while she shopped at Walmart, the Lexington Herald Leader reports.
    Police were led to the car by customers who were concerned about the children. A four-year-old, 20-month-old and six-month-old were found in the vehicle, which was unlocked at the time.
    The windows of the car were partially rolled down even though it was nine degrees that day. Police called an ambulance to the scene because they weren’t sure how long the children had been left inside the vehicle in the “brutal cold”, according to the Lexington Herald Leader.
    Broquel King, a 28-year-old from Louisville, returned to the car and allegedly told police she had been in the store for just five minutes. However, police said they were waiting near the car for her to return for over 20 minutes.
    “[The] suspect’s actions placed children in substantial danger of death or serious physical injury due to the extreme cold,” a Louisville officer wrote in the arrest report obtained by the Lexington Herald Leader.
    King was taken to Louisville Metro Corrections on three counts of wanton endangerment, three counts of criminal abuse and a count of disorderly conduct.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crim...icle-1.3737711
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    3 of her children? How many more does she have? Where were they, I wonder.

    This also, could be a case favoring mandated birth control.

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    Every single day theres 3 or 4 of these in the news
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Mother accused of leaving three children in 15-degree car with windows open to shop at Walmart

    My question is how can any MOTHER be that stupid or uncaring

    That’s cold.

    A Kentucky mother allegedly left three of her children in the car in 15-degree weather while she shopped at Walmart, the Lexington Herald Leader reports.
    Police were led to the car by customers who were concerned about the children. A four-year-old, 20-month-old and six-month-old were found in the vehicle, which was unlocked at the time.
    The windows of the car were partially rolled down even though it was nine degrees that day. Police called an ambulance to the scene because they weren’t sure how long the children had been left inside the vehicle in the “brutal cold”, according to the Lexington Herald Leader.
    Broquel King, a 28-year-old from Louisville, returned to the car and allegedly told police she had been in the store for just five minutes. However, police said they were waiting near the car for her to return for over 20 minutes.
    “[The] suspect’s actions placed children in substantial danger of death or serious physical injury due to the extreme cold,” a Louisville officer wrote in the arrest report obtained by the Lexington Herald Leader.
    King was taken to Louisville Metro Corrections on three counts of wanton endangerment, three counts of criminal abuse and a count of disorderly conduct.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crim...icle-1.3737711
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    As disturbing as this story is? I think I would have been much more upset if it had been three puppies. *Shrugs*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Mother accused of leaving three children in 15-degree car with windows open to shop at Walmart

    My question is how can any MOTHER be that stupid or uncaring

    That’s cold.

    A Kentucky mother allegedly left three of her children in the car in 15-degree weather while she shopped at Walmart, the Lexington Herald Leader reports.
    Police were led to the car by customers who were concerned about the children. A four-year-old, 20-month-old and six-month-old were found in the vehicle, which was unlocked at the time.
    The windows of the car were partially rolled down even though it was nine degrees that day. Police called an ambulance to the scene because they weren’t sure how long the children had been left inside the vehicle in the “brutal cold”, according to the Lexington Herald Leader.
    Broquel King, a 28-year-old from Louisville, returned to the car and allegedly told police she had been in the store for just five minutes. However, police said they were waiting near the car for her to return for over 20 minutes.
    “[The] suspect’s actions placed children in substantial danger of death or serious physical injury due to the extreme cold,” a Louisville officer wrote in the arrest report obtained by the Lexington Herald Leader.
    King was taken to Louisville Metro Corrections on three counts of wanton endangerment, three counts of criminal abuse and a count of disorderly conduct.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crim...icle-1.3737711
    Temperature aside, who leaves infants in a car alone? By itself that is serious negligence.

    Thinking back when I was a kid i.e. more like 8 or 9, I'm fairly sure that I was left in a vehicle at those temperatures or even below zero weather on Saturdays with my 2 younger siblings, but the car was parked in front of small delicatessen where my parents were picking up bread and sausage and could see us through the front window of the store. We were usually there for 15 to 20 minutes, but we were wearing snowsuits which we routinely wore to play outside in sub-zero weather. The store was rather small and we would have been too close to precarious displays if we went inside. The store was rather crowded on Saturdays. If we got too cold I could have brought us all into the store, but we were dressed warmly and the car was locked. We were never left alone in a major parking lot at any time of the year until I was a teen and simply didn't want to go into the store.

    Now given that this was in Kentucky and not Minnesota, I don't imagine those kids were dressed for that kind of cold, so they could have succumbed to hypothermia very quickly, especially the 6-mo-old and the 20-mo-old. Definitely a negligent or just plain ignorant mother. She's fortunate that they were not kidnapped by a pedophile.
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    Was that's cold a pun?
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    Another Dindu Nuffin moment.

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