December 17, 2017

Toddler Suffers Permanent Vision Loss Due to Mother’s Abuse

Mothershead in court

29-year-old Jennifer Mothershead of Washington told doctors her daughter slept for 20-22 hours a day because her eyes were so sensitive to sunlight, etc.  Officials saw the 2-year-old’s eyes were literally sealed shut and grew alarmed by the mother’s behavior.  The drops Mothershead was putting in the girl’s eyes were tested and contain bleach.  The girl’s condition has improved since being taken away from her mother, but she suffers permanent vision loss in her right eye.

What I want to know is why this woman is only being charged with first degree assault?  Read more

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