Fatal Distraction: Exploring Death

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Within the article the Washington Post published titled “Fatal Distraction: Forgetting a Child I the Backseat of a Car Is a Horrifying Mistake. Is it a crime?”, written by Gene Weingarten on March 8, 2009, exploring death and dying. A defendant in a case of manslaughter for forgetting his son expressed his sorrow and his want to be completely medicinally free from drugs when he grieved because he wanted to feel his pain. The defendant named Miles Harrison forgot to drop off his son at daycare and in the scurry of the day forgot his son in the car where he died due to the hot July weather after sitting in the car for nearly nine hours. According to the Medical examiner the lower half of the infant’s body was a purplish red color, the abdomen

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