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Not only that but it is almost an obsession for us to find out why.
Here w The nation is always shocked by criminal cases such as Andrea Yates, a mother of five who methodically drowned all of her children in a bathtub then calmly called police, and Diane Downs, who shot her three children, killing one. Here we will take you into the lives of two such mothers. Do we understand why these things happen? The short answer is No but with more research and awareness that they DO happen then perhaps we can at least begin to understand.
Are they all related to mental illness? I think not entirely, as we will see in the coming volumes so continue reading and exploring with us-- other murderous mothers and their lives. Get A Copy. Kindle Edition , 29 pages. More Details Other Editions 1. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Murderous mothers and the family/state analogy in classical and Renaissance drama
Jun 13, Desley Cat fosterer rated it liked it Shelves: Interesting take on why mothers kill, seemed to just state facts and let us make our own mind up. This small volume, self-published I assume, is an interesting read, which I ordered from the book depository uk after finding a reference to it on a blog. My interest in it was both personal and work-related: I was never quite safe in the care of my own mother enough said , and I wondered how common this kind of behaviour really is.
Not as rare as the culture would like us to assume, it seems, at least in the US.
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I took the absence of red splashes from the cover as a good sign and was not disapp This small volume, self-published I assume, is an interesting read, which I ordered from the book depository uk after finding a reference to it on a blog. I took the absence of red splashes from the cover as a good sign and was not disappointed. The text could do with a light copy-edit but I have seen worse from the big publishing houses. I appreciated the balanced, dispassionate tone and complete avoidance of sensationalism -- I can never understand why anyone would think that the horror of such cases could be magnified by the cheap and maudlin tactics commonly used in true crime books, which only detract from the narrative.
I would have liked a little in the frontispiece about the qualifications of the authors, or why they had become interested in the topic at least, but the case facts can be easily checked online. A search of court records revealed that apart from a traffic citation, Huntsman had no criminal record. In fact, a study conducted by Dr. In , a US Department of Justice study found that children under the age of eight are more likely to be killed by their mothers, while those eight and older are likelier to be killed by their fathers. Throughout childhood, sons are more likely to be killed than are daughters.
Instead, it was the corpse of the four-day-old son of daycare worker Kenisha Berry. She had duct-taped his mouth shut, stuffed him into a black plastic bag, and tossed him into the bin, where he died of suffocation. A disturbingly common M. The case was slightly different in , when Shaquan Duley of South Carolina suffocated her two sons, 18 months and two years old, with her bare hands in a motel room before strapping them into car seats and rolling them into a river.
In , Dora Luz Durenrostro of San Jacinto, CA, stabbed three of her children to death—two daughters aged four and nine as well as her eight-year-old son.
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She allegedly blamed her alcoholic parents and subpar mental-health treatment. Early in , Jeanette Michelle Hawes of Augusta, GA, walked into a convenience-store bathroom and stabbed her three-year-old daughter Shakayla and one-year-old son Jordan to death. She was found not guilty by reason of insanity. After initially claiming one morning in that her two sons had been abducted, Iowan Michelle Kehoe was found guilty of murder by a jury who heard audiotape of her son Sean, seven at the time she attempted to kill him, testifying how she duct-taped his eyes and mouth before slashing his throat.
She had done the same to her two-year-old son Seth, murdering him in the process.
Late one night in May , Deanna Laney awoke and led her two oldest sons, eight-year-old Joshua and six-year-old Luke, outside her home, where she proceeded to smash in their skulls with a giant rock. The child was apparently beaten before being suffocated to death. In November of , Deena Schlosser used a knife to amputate both arms of her month-old daughter, killing her.
Police arrived at the scene to find a blood-soaked Schlosser, knife in hand, singing songs to Jesus.