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Mantes-la-Ville: an 11-month-old baby dies from being overfed

2024-01-21T15:56:44.301Z

Highlights: Mantes-la-Ville resident indicted and placed under judicial supervision. Investigators suspect her of having “excessively force-fed” her newborn. The 11-month-old baby suffocated on November 25, while his mother was feeding him in the bathroom. The investigation revealed the existence, in West African culture, of a practice of force-feeding children, indicating that the perpetrator had the habit of locking himself and his son in a bathroom to force feed. However, the victim's autopsy clearly highlighted a false path, not highlighting any other form of abuse.


A resident of Mantes-la-Ville was taken into police custody last Tuesday before being indicted and placed under judicial supervision. VS


It's the kind of tragedy from which we never recover.

A resident of Mantes-la-Ville was indicted and placed under judicial supervision, because investigators suspect her of having “excessively force-fed” her newborn.

The information, revealed by Valeurs Actuelles, was confirmed to us by a police source from the department.

The eleven-month-old baby, naked in a bucket, suffocated on November 25, while his mother was feeding him in the bathroom.

Unfortunately, the emergency services were only able to note the death of the child.

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Placed in police custody on January 16 as part of the opening of an investigation into manslaughter, the mother denied the facts with which she was accused before the police.

However, the victim's autopsy clearly highlighted a false path, not highlighting any other form of abuse.

The investigation revealed the existence, in West African culture, of a practice of force-feeding children, indicating that the perpetrator had the habit of locking himself and his son in the bathroom to force feed.

Source: leparis

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