Jump to content
BANGKOK 19 February 2019 07:29
snoop1130

Mother let baby drown: police

Recommended Posts

Mother let baby drown: police

By The Nation

 

ce4f1a0296bdb443ebdfa7a8acbc9541.jpeg

 

Kanokwan Khaoprae, 21, was arrested this morning by Chonburi and Chanthaburi police while she was travelling on a Chanthaburi-Bangkok bus.

 

Upon arrest, she reportedly confessed to murdering her daughter, aged one year and three months, by letting her drown in a pond in Moo 1 Tha Chang, Amphoe Muang, Chanthaburi Province, said Muang Chanthaburi deputy superintendent Thanyapat Boonsook. 

 

Police believed the young woman was stressed from arguing with her partner. 

 

According to the police, Kanokwan said she brought her daughter from her rented room in Tha Chang to calm her down after she cried incessantly. She stopped her motorcycle at an exercise space close to a pond and phoned her boyfriend who is on compulsory military service. However, the two ended up fighting. 

 

Angered by the baby’s crying and her partner, Kanokwan put the baby near the pond and let her fall down without looking back at the drowning girl, leading to her death, he said. 

 

During the crime scene re-enactment, Kanokwan was brought to the pond. She was also reported to being in tears while asking to light incense to ask for forgiveness from her deceased daughter.

 

The mother was also seen crying and hugging her dead daughter when the police brought her to the morgue at Prapokklao Hospital where they kept the girl’s body. She was charged with murder and is now detained by police before being sent to Chanthaburi Provincial Court’s prison to await prosecution.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30362457

 
thenation_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright The Nation 2019-1-17
  • Sad 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Awful, I have no words for this.....

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

what was she thinking?

 

 

perhaps "not thinking" as is often the case

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, Tchooptip said:

I saw the whole story on TV this morning, we know a lot more, first, it's the grandmother, the father's mother who took care of the little one, not the mother.

A few days ago the grandmother asked the mother if she could take the baby just a week because she had a job to do. A little after the grandmother phoned the mother to talk to the little girl. The mother answered I do not know what kind of excuse to say that she could not talk to the little child at that moment. Of course, she has died already.

 

So yet another woman who has a child, with no intention and/or means of supporting it, with a male also unable or unwilling to help. So the kid is passed around for someone else to take responsibility. Not exactly unusual here, is it. And I KNOW it happens everywhere, but that doesn't alter the fact that it seems to occur here so frequently.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There is more to this story than what is being told here. Not quite the tragic accident portrayed in the news story I'm afraid 😓

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Evil bitch. No excuse. None whatsoever.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, Myran said:

The kid was 1 year and 3 months old, so definitely not.

You need to read all the information  given in the link. 

 

“Unlike the "baby blues", postnatal depression can persist for months if left untreated. In a minority of cases, it can become a long-term problem”

Edited by Bluespunk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sweet Jesus.

 

What do you do with a POS like this? Even if she had Post-natal depression (and that's a real possibility), and even accepting the parlous state of Thailand's mental health problems, how did this get past those people whose job it is to look out for the weaker individuals in Thai society?

 

Lots of young girls succumb to the biological urge to reproduce (often due a a poor education), and the next time they get horny, there's another bun in the oven, regardless of the girl's fitness or readiness to become a mother.

 

It's a tragedy, though it's likely to be shrugged off by the mother. Until the next time.

Edited by HalfLight

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
21 hours ago, Bluespunk said:

You need to read all the information  given in the link. 

 

“Unlike the "baby blues", postnatal depression can persist for months if left untreated. In a minority of cases, it can become a long-term problem”

Postpartum psychosis is what leads mothers to kill their young babies (which occurs within months of birth), not postpartum depression, and definitely not depression occuring well over a year after the birth.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...