GUILTY MD - Melonie Hamber, 2, beaten to death, Baltimore, 17 April 2010

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  1. Texas Mist

    Texas Mist Retired WS Staff

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    City father charged with murder in toddler's death
    Police say man confessed to striking child with belt

    By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun
    1:08 p.m. EDT, April 18, 2010

    Baltimore police have charged the father of a toddler with murder in the death Saturday of his 2-year-old daughter.

    Melonie Hamber was pronounced dead at 5:19 p.m. Saturday after she was taken from the 2000 block of East Hoffman Street to Johns Hopkins Hospital, said police spokesman Donny Moses. Police suspected she had been shaken.

    Her father, Tyrone Hamber, 22, of the same address, told police he found the child unresponsive on the bathroom floor. Under questioning, he told investigators that he beat the child with a belt to discipline her, Moses said.


    more here

    http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/ma...md-br-toddler-killed-20100418,0,5124410.story

    looks like this precious little one was inflicted w/ more than a 'whipping'.


    :rose: Fly with angels, sweet little girl :rose:
     
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  3. Kymistry35

    Kymistry35 It's never to late to be who you could have been

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    He won't hurt you anymore baby girl...I am so sorry no one was there to save you. RIP.
     
  4. Belinda

    Belinda Doer of Things

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    So, she was 2 years old and he is an adult and he needed a belt?..... Boy, what a tough guy he is.
     
  5. kbl8201

    kbl8201 Former Member

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    where was he beting her? couldnt have just been in her butt :(
     
  6. Filly

    Filly KICKING AND SHINING

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    "Father" was initially charged with child abuse, but the autopsy showed additional injuries and he was charged with murder.

    Poor little angel. That was most likely not her first beating. Rest in peace, sweetie. I am so sorry you had to see sch an ugly world in your young, short life.
     
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    OkieGranny New Member Staff Member Forum Coordinators

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