Medications are normally used to treat people that are ill, but a St. Louis mother had a much more devious reason to use it. Rachel Kinsella appeared to be taking care of her nine-year-old son, Patrick, who was born prematurely. Her son had epilepsy and hydrocephalus, but the hospital visits became more frequent and secretive. The woman took her son to St. Louis Children`s Hospital and Children`s Mercy Kansas City, getting medication from both places without telling any of the doctors, according to FOX2Now. Patrick suffered from epilepsy and hydrocephalus after a premature birth. The mother began making weekly trips to the hospitals with Patrick to get anti-seizure medications. The nine-year-old boy 's health began to decline. He was having hallucinations, seizure, problems walking and breathing. The nine-year-old child was flown to St. Louis Children’s Hospital after he had a seizure at school. Patrick …show more content…
Kinsella was accused of poisoning her son with a mix of medications. She was charged with first-degree assault and child endangerment. Authorities pointed to Munchausen syndrome by proxy for Kinsella 's reason for intentionally giving her son the medication that made him sick. The mental illness is described as: "A person that acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is not really sick." Patricks ' illness was created to gain attention for the mother, making her son deathly ill in the process. Assistant Prosecutor Sheila Whirley told jurors: “She manufactured illnesses. People don’t want to believe that a mother would do this because mothers are supposed to plant the seeds of love that grow for a lifetime.” Kinsella admitted to police that she “accidentally” gave her son the wrong medication “on occasion.” Doctors disputed that because of the amount of medication and types of drugs that were found in Patrick 's system showed she had intentionally poisoned her
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On 01/26/2016 client Akia Thomas came to the SSO to meet with DOE to obtain weekly metro cards. HS De La Torre approached to the client and kindly asked Ms. Thomas if she is able to stay in order to complete a Housing Plan. Ms. Thomas stayed and the following was discussed during meeting. Ms. Thomas informed HS that last permanent address was located at 155-17 116 St. Jamaica Ave. Queens, NY from Jan, 2012 to 07/10/2014.
Kristin Rossum is a former toxicologist convicted of the November 6, 2000 murder of her husband Greg DeVillers. It was concluded that he died from a lethal dose of fentanyl his wife stole from the medical examiner's office where she worked. She is serving a life sentence in a California prison. Greg DeVillers was lying unresponsive on the bed and she claimed he committed suicide. His body was surrounded in rose petals & nearby was their wedding photos.
One of the largest criminal cases of arsenic poisoning in recent history was that carried out by Amy Archer Gilligan. Amy owned her own nursing home in Windsor, Connecticut from 1907 where in total there would be 60 deaths at the residence between the years 1907 and 1917. In 1897, Amy had married James Archer and it was in 1907 they decided to purchase the nursing home in Windsor. A few years later in 1910, Amy’s husband James died of at the time was apparently thought to be of natural causes, but it was officially put down that he had died of kidney disease. It was known that a few weeks before his death, a large insurance policy was taken out on him, yet at the time no one thought this to be suspicious.
The people who believe that Mary is guilty believes that she meets that three requirements to be declared as a second-degree murder because Mary was lying of her mental illness, was an alcoholic and that she was conscious of her actions. People believe that Mary was lying about having a mental illness is because some of the information that Mary was telling didn't make sense, what made people think that she was lying. Also, they believed that she was an alcoholic because Caroline Hospers said that she saw that Mary had a lot of wild parties and that all her trash can was filled with empty alcohol bottles. The most important testimony for them was from Dr. Parker because he is a psychiatrist, he said “In my opinion, she knew what she was doing and what the consequence of her actions would be. She was aware that she was leaving her child unattended and that the child would be in great danger”.
The case of Carter vs. Canada is one of triumph for Canadians to question their civil liberties and constitutional privileges to an extent that had not been experienced in the courts history. The decision to abandon the previous law restricting the practice of doctor assisted suicide was justified by the court in the context of those with severe illness as well as a mental disability, in which prohibits their overall wellness. In regards to Life, liberty and security, it comes to a progressive conclusion that both the Supreme Court of Canada and Tina Carter both unilaterally agree that Canadians who are suffering unbearably at the end of life should have the right to choose a dignified and peaceful death. To explicitly regard the constitutional legitimacy of physician-assisted suicide within the charter of rights general limitations, the law currently contradicts the charter.
She committed this murder for the safety and wellness of her baby, which does not exempt her from being criminally responsible for homicide. It is also proven that Mary Maloney wasn't insane, but she was angry. She also covered up her murder and showed no remorse or pity for her husband, who was seen as the most important person and male figure in her life. Patrick Maloney made a probable mistake but wanted to move forward with it. Mary didn't like the thought of that, so she sought instant revenge.
After Mary slaughtered Patrick from this anger, caused by the truth of the affair and her pregnancy, she couldn’t deal with herself, so she left to get potatoes because of her reaction due to Patrick’s death. Though, when she came back to the murder scene she committed, she started to cry from realizing what she had done. Mary Maloney, is guilty of 2nd degree murder. The first piece of evidence that supports this claim is, Mary Maloney had been filled with anger from being told Patrick had an affair and from her pregnancy.
Dana Plato (a former actress) was found dead due to her overdosing on painkillers,it's not uncommon for people to die from an “ accidental overdose”. This is similar to a passage from the book Farenheit 451 when Mildred is found “uncovered and cold” with an empty bottle of sleeping pills spinning on the floor. These two events are similar because both of them mention not only the use of drugs but also how both of the women abused them. The women used these drugs to escape their unhappy life. They wanted an escape so they resorted to drugs that were meant to help them but hurt them instead .
Even though there was a lot of evidence with Roger Arnold it wasn’t enough for police. However the police did offer a $100,000 award for any information concerning anyone involved in the poisoning. Even with more evidence then Robert Richardson no charge were involved for
Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the narrator, Jane, has postpartum depression. In order to cure this depression, John, Jane’s husband and a doctor, administer the rest treatment on her. Gilman wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper” through her personal experience. Along with writing “The Yellow Wallpaper” she wrote an explanation for why she wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper.”
If the allegations prove true, Nagareddy could be found guilty of violating Georgia 's Controlled Substance Act. One of the patients they identified as the 29-year-old Audrey Austin, a mother of two. Austin died only days after receiving prescription medications from Nagareddy. Ruth Carr said that Audrey was an addict, and Nagareddy made it easy for her to access medications. He first received his license in 1999, but even several years ago, there have been online complaints
The Story of Maci Kean When you think of people in a kid’s life, you probably imagine two parents, siblings, friends, and teachers. What you don’t typically think is a social worker, a judge, foster homes and a dead mother and father. This became the case for the then 15-year Maci Kean, as well as over 100,000 kids in the United States. When Maci was just a toddler, she became deaf due to a high fever and her father passed away when she was just two due to drug abuse. When she was around the age of 13 her mother passed away as well due to a drug overdose after getting out of jail.
The opposing side of the argument may say Mary planned on the death of her husband though evidence says otherwise. When Mary went down to the freezer she “took hold of the first object she found” displaying how Mary didn’t deliberately grab a weapon to use on Patrick’s death and his actual killing was not clearly thought-out by Mary, proving diminished capacity and not murder. Mary Maloney deeply loved her husband and her child, through Patricks’ violence push her to her limits. No criminal intent was for sought when Mary’s state of mind obscurely went after Patrick. All in all Mary wasn’t in her right mind whyen all of this took place.
Abbott was killed via the poison for her crime of first-degree murder. This fact by itself presents situational irony as well. The substance inside the bottle had the intended purpose of allowing Mr. Abbott’s life to endure by supporting his feeble heart. It was medicine for Mr. Abbott under his own circumstances; another normal human, on the other hand, would indeed know it as poison. When the stimulant entered Mrs. Abbott’s body, it acted as a catalyst to a racing heart that pumped rapidly until it eventually burned itself out, killing the woman.
Even after she got married and had kids it could be seen throughout the home footage that her kids were very playful and loving there was nothing that could have made her insane in her home life. While in her personal life I do believe that there were some things making her stressed out such as her depression and deciding to follow the teachings of Michael Peter Woroniecki, but I feel that because she was given help for those problems especially her depression she should have been healthy enough to recognize whether her