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  • Weetie Nov 13, 3:50 p.m.

    I guess she tried to commit suicide so she can get a "not guilty by reason of insanity" deal...So sad.

    Beautiful child. May God Bless her and her family

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Nov 13, 1:37 p.m.

    Why did this mother try and get some help for her child? All she had to do was call 911 or ask a neighbor too.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Nov 13, 1:09 p.m.

    , Bella Morris died from asphyxiation.

    This mother could have sought some help. What is her problem? Now she faces murder charges of killing her own child.

  • sillywabbitthepatriot Nov 13, 12:13 p.m.

    Just because you don't love a child, that doesn't give you reason to harm them. Selfish, selfish woman.

  • SportsLover75 Nov 13, 11:47 a.m.

    Also, where was "mommy" at when grandpa came to get her and why would she try to kill herself if she didnt do anything??

  • SportsLover75 Nov 13, 11:47 a.m.

    They may not be able to report what evidence they have against her. It is an on-going investigation and it will be going to court I am sure. A lot of the times the reporter only gets what informtion the investagtors are willing to give.

  • lissa227812 Nov 13, 11:45 a.m.

    I believe it safe to say that if the mother attempted suicide right after the investigation was launched that says something right there.
    And the fact that she did not have custody of her daughter brings up a whole different round of questions as to maybe something happening in the past.

  • monami Nov 13, 11:41 a.m.

    "What evidence do they have to suggest the mother did it?

    The article does not say, but obviously there must be evidence if the mother is being charged.

    Sometimes I think I'd be a better reporter than those that work for WRAL. I always have more questions than answers after reading their articles.
    Click to view my profile ashcash21"

    Law enforcement releases limited information to the media. They hold back the majority as they conduct their investigation and prosecute the case. Their goal is not to educate the public with their evidence details; it's to prosecute someone who they believe committed a crime.

  • ashcash21 Nov 13, 11:17 a.m.

    I guess I should have worded my question this way:

    What evidence do they have to suggest the mother did it?

    The article does not say, but obviously there must be evidence if the mother is being charged.

    Sometimes I think I'd be a better reporter than those that work for WRAL. I always have more questions than answers after reading their articles.

  • SportsLover75 Nov 13, 10:54 a.m.

    I am guessing she wasn't the "motherly" type. She did not have custody of her child so at some point the courts thought she was not fit. Now she has proven it to the world. RIP Bella and my prayers are with those who truly loved and cared for this little girl.

  • Corporal Snark Nov 13, 10:50 a.m.

    "It just says the little girl died of asphyxiation, but it does not say if the mother strangled her or if the little girl choked on something. Is there more evidence to suggest the mother tried to intentionally kill her daughter?"

    It is possible that this little girl's hyoid bone was found to be fractured during the autopsy. This alone can be evidence of strangulation.

  • monami Nov 13, 10:16 a.m.

    "It just says the little girl died of asphyxiation, but it does not say if the mother strangled her or if the little girl choked on something. Is there more evidence to suggest the mother tried to intentionally kill her daughter?"

    The mother was charged with first degree murder and felony child abuse. We wouldn't be reading this story if they had evidence that it was an accident of some sort.

    This is heartbreaking. Poor Bella.

  • chattycat Nov 13, 9:55 a.m.

    It just says the little girl died of asphyxiation, but it does not say if the mother strangled her or if the little girl choked on something. Is there more evidence to suggest the mother tried to intentionally kill her daughter? ashcash21

    Well, since she has been charged with murder, it seems pretty clear that evidence was found to support the murder charge.

  • ashcash21 Nov 13, 9:52 a.m.

    zile1porky - where are you getting your information from?

    I too do not understand these mothers and fathers that hurt their children or allow someone else to hurt their children. They are subhuman and do not deserve to be treated with dignity or respect.

  • Fireflies Rock Nov 13, 9:22 a.m.

    what's with all these terrible mothers killing or beating their children in the news lately? Are there really that many monsters living among us?! Horrible; that poor child, murdered by her own mother. Disgusting excuse for a human being.

  • zile1porkey Nov 13, 9:12 a.m.

    Yes there is the mother didn't have custody and why did the grandfather think he could trust her to be left alone with a woman who had a child she is not a mother by no means.

  • ashcash21 Nov 13, 8:47 a.m.

    It just says the little girl died of asphyxiation, but it does not say if the mother strangled her or if the little girl choked on something. Is there more evidence to suggest the mother tried to intentionally kill her daughter?

    verb (used with object)
    1.
    to produce asphyxia in.

    2.
    to cause to die or lose consciousness by impairing normal breathing, as by gas or other noxious agents; choke; suffocate; smother.

  • whatacrazyworld Nov 13, 8:14 a.m.

    This is so sad! Poor baby...i hope the "mother" gets punished to the max! I can't stand when people harm helpless innocent children!

  • catwoman2 Nov 13, 8:04 a.m.

    What is wrong with people? Look at that adorable child....

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