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    Six month old found dead in car seat.

    http://www.week.com/news/local/15585402.html

    The body of a baby boy was found strapped inside a car seat at a Peoria home Tuesday afternoon.

    Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says six-month old Benjamin Sargent was discovered dead inside the home at 3012 West Proctor.
    Ingersoll says a male whose relationship to the child is unknown called 9-1-1-yesterday afternoon.

    I have a feeling there will be way more to this story. Unknown male relationship, most likely mom's BF.


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    Oh no, not another precious little baby found dead.


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    I thought this was going to be another thread on the Galveston baby who was found dead. I hate this! Babies should be cherished but yet we read every day about another one being killed.


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    From the article: When authorities arrived at the house they found the baby lying unresponsive inside a car seat in the crib of a bedroom.

    I just wanted to say that we were told by the doctor to keep my son strapped in his car seat in his crib until he was nearly a year old. It helped keep him upright, so his GERD didn't hurt him so much. I don't know what the situation was with this little boy, but that part didn't sound too weird to me just because of our experience.

    I hope he wasn't murdered, I'm having a hard time with all the murdered babies lately


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    Kids at risk for SIDS, heart defects, respiratory ailments, croup etc...can sleep in a car seat in their cribs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SewingDeb View Post
    I thought this was going to be another thread on the Galveston baby who was found dead. I hate this! Babies should be cherished but yet we read every day about another one being killed.
    I thought the same thing Sewing Deb.
    Breaks my heart each time I read about a innocent little baby.
    May he RIP!!!!


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    I am with yall, and pray it wasn't at the hands of the parents....a little bit discouraging reading about all the parents hurting these little angels.

    I can also relate to putting babies in a car seat in the crib.....my 8 yr old had reflux severely and would vomit projectile exorcist like, so sometimes I put him in his car seat beside my bed to sleep just for my peace of mind and so that it didn't bother him so much.

    Also my 5 yr old girl had GERD and she would just scream and scream when I guess it came back up her throat and it would burn in her throat....so we put her in her car seat most of the time beside the bed so that it would help to keep it from coming up so badly.

    When I was pregnant with my now almost 3 yr old, there was a lady on a message board I was a member of and she had a baby whom was around 6 months....the baby was in his car seat sleeping and he just quit breathing.....they said it was SIDS......

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    We did the same with my youngest because she some type of respiratory problem for about a month. I didn't put her in her crib though because I was afraid the car seat would tip over because the mattress was too soft.

    At 6 months, this baby might have gotten himself tangled up if he wasn't buckled in the right way. I sure hope it's an "innocent" death. Poor baby.


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    I am glad you all cleaered that whole car seat in the crib thing up for me because when I first read the article I was like OMG who would put their baby in a car seat in the crib?!?! I never heard of that before but I guess it's because I had no reason to. Poor little baby it does look like an accident.. I hope so anyway.


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    they called the death suspicious.

    that's horrible. i mean, it's horrible the baby died. maybe the dad or mom shook the baby, or hurt him, then stuck him back in the carseat.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mygirlsadie View Post
    I am glad you all cleaered that whole car seat in the crib thing up for me because when I first read the article I was like OMG who would put their baby in a car seat in the crib?!?! I never heard of that before but I guess it's because I had no reason to. Poor little baby it does look like an accident.. I hope so anyway.
    Ditto, Sadie. Thank you guys for clearing that up. I thought the same thing as in why would the baby be in his car seat in his crib? Poor little guy. It is just sad no matter what.


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    http://www.pjstar.com/php/index.php?..._coroner_says/


    PEORIA - A 5-month-old baby weighed 10 pounds when authorities found him dead Tuesday at his South Peoria home. "It was obvious that this child had not been well cared for," said Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll on Wednesday, declining to comment further on the case because of the continuing investigation.

    The man was the baby's father. I hope they can explain why their baby only weighed 10 lbs.


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    It is possible that this is a case of a child with some sort of severe digestive disorder - that would explain the weight being only 10 lbs, child being in a car seat in the crib and possibly malnutrition. The fact that the home is described as being 'well-maintained' gives me hope that this is the case. Most of time when you see an infant where the parents have not made an effort to adequately care for the child, you also see a disordered household - lots of clutter and sometimes genuine filth.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiker View Post
    It is possible that this is a case of a child with some sort of severe digestive disorder - that would explain the weight being only 10 lbs, child being in a car seat in the crib and possibly malnutrition. The fact that the home is described as being 'well-maintained' gives me hope that this is the case. Most of time when you see an infant where the parents have not made an effort to adequately care for the child, you also see a disordered household - lots of clutter and sometimes genuine filth.
    I am with you Hiker-if the child had something like pyrroeic stenosis (sp) or Hirschprungs, you can see an underweight child...I am holding out until the autopsy is complete. And I would think that any death of an infant is suspicious...


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    Quote Originally Posted by believe09 View Post
    I am with you Hiker-if the child had something like pyrroeic stenosis (sp) or Hirschprungs, you can see an underweight child...I am holding out until the autopsy is complete. And I would think that any death of an infant is suspicious...
    If you guys check out the link click on comments. There is quite a long argument going on right now about jumping to conclusions. Some people there were neighbors and said they seen the mother walking in the cold often with only a T-shirt on and they asked if she needed help and she said it was too hot in her house?


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