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    IL - Vivian Summers, 6 mos, bludgeoned & slashed to death, Oak Lawn, 6 Oct 2013

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    This occurred in my neck of the woods. We're still in shock that this "grandmother" could have hurt her own granddaughter this way. It's been a sad day for our village. RIP sweet little girl.


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    I saw this earlier. It is disgusting. What could that poor child have done to deserve this? By her grandmother????

    It is sickening.

    RIP little one!
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    pulled from that article ^^^

    accused of striking and stabbing her 6-month-old granddaughter to death, prosecutors said, and was ordered held without bond

    Source: http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local...#ixzz2h4Ymjdpn

    I bet the article will be updated and re-updated, but it seems that was absolutely nothing that led up to this? (aside from mental illness, because mentally healthy people don't do this kind of thing.) Was grandma upset at baby girl? a freaking SLEDGEHAMMER and a KNIFE. sad sad sad all around...
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    Sickening! The grandmother apparently doesn't speak English and needed a polish interpreter.

    Prosecutor describes horrific slaying of baby
    By Andy GrimmTribune reporter
    3:45 p.m. CDT, October 7, 2013

    Alone with her 6-month-old granddaughter, Alfreda Giedrojc is accused of placing the baby on the floor of her Oak Lawn home, taking a sledgehammer from a closet and striking the infant in the head.

    When the baby continued to make noises, Giedrojc went to the kitchen and got a carving knife and slit the child's throat, a prosecutor said during a court hearing, where bail was denied for the 62-year-old grandmother.

    Giedrojc stood silent and impassive as Assistant State's Attorney Michael Deno described the horrific slaying of Vivian Summers on Sunday. Giedrojc's daughter is the baby's mother.

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    Oh this is simply sick......how could anybody do this to a helpless little baby......and why in heavens name would they want to?
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    She isn't even that old. Did nobody noticed anything off with her?
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    I feel physically ill after reading this. That poor, innocent baby.

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    That poor little darling. I hope this b***h is locked up for the rest of her pitiful life.

    Definitely pre-meditated, she placed the sledgehammer there the night before. Also, the attack didn't happen until after her husband left, so I doubt she could plead that she simply 'snapped'. The son in law was only across the street, she wouldn't have had a lot of time alone with this child, so the attack must have been over very quickly (and started as soon as her husband left).

    Were there any family issues recently? Could this have been some sort of sick 'pay back'? Or is this lady just very, very messed up?

    Rest in peace, darling child. My thoughts are with your family.
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    This is one of the worst crimes I've ever heard. The gm HAS to have had some sort of mental breakdown.
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    she's the one who put a sledgehammer in the closet

    sledgehammers belong in garages or barns, not closets

    she premeditated it and she deserves the book thrown at her

    the thread title needs to be changed to 'murdering' instead of 'striking'

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    No matter how hard I try, I just can't understand. My heart just hurts so much reading stories like this.

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    Grandmother kills infant w sledge hammer

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    I have two= Death Penalty!!!!!!!
    Is there even a death penalty in Illinois?? This animal deserves it. WTF is wrong with people.
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    Alfreda Giedrojc, Grandmother, Bludgeoned Baby With Sledgehammer, Slit Throat: Police

    A Chicago grandmother who was supposed to be looking after her granddaughter instead brutally murdered the infant, police say.

    Alfreda Giedrojc, 61, was left to babysit the 6-month-old child while her grandfather went across the street to visit another relative Sunday morning, CBS Chicago reported.

    full article at link ................ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/1....html?ir=Crime

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