Monday, July 10, 2017

Woman Who Tossed Her Newborn Baby From 8th Floor Gets Probation; State Drops All Murder Charges

Uddin (inset) admitted to dropping her newborn from an 8th-floor window of the building at right, police said.
A woman accused of throwing her newborn baby from an 8th-floor apartment window in Uptown has been sentenced to four years probation.

Mubashra Uddin had been charged with four counts of murder for allegedly killing the baby girl moments after giving birth in her family's apartment.

But prosecutors last week agreed to drop three of those charges and then reduced the fourth murder count to involuntary manslaughter of a family member. Judge Carol M. Howard handed down a sentence of probation.

Uddin was 19 when she gave birth around 11:20 p.m. on November 11, 2015, in a bedroom of an apartment she shared with her parents and sister. Police said they recovered scissors that Uddin used to cut the umbilical cord after giving birth in the same bed where her 11-year-old sister was sleeping.

Fearing that her strict parents were about to discover the pregnancy that she had kept secret from them, Uddin dropped the newborn headfirst out of her 8th-floor bedroom window in the 800 block of West Eastwood.

The girl was discovered about 30 minutes later lying in some grass by a passer-by. One hour later, she succumbed to her injuries, which included skull fractures, a broken spine, multiple broken bones, and internal injuries, prosecutors said.

Friends rallied around Uddin from the moment of her arrest, blaming her actions on the young woman’s upbringing in a strict Muslim family.

At Uddin’s bail hearing, her boyfriend’s mother told DNAInfo “No one is mad or upset [at Uddin] because we all know the household that she's coming from."

"With all her family has put her through, I'm surprised she didn't jump out of the window herself,” the mother said to the Tribune.

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100 comments:

  1. This is a 19-year old, not a 14-year old. She's an adult and could tell her parents to buzz off. There are plenty of adults who came from strict households that didn't murder their newborn.

    I guess this is another way of keeping those murder rates low in Chicago.

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    1. You have apparently got NO idea what it means for a muslim teen to be pregnant outside of marriage, and how terrible life is for women in Islam. She was under terrible fear, and anxiety, and in fear for her life.

      Read up on HONOR KILLINGS if you don't believe me.

      SHe should do hard time, she did commit murder, but try to understand not everyone grows up in a "Modern family" white Christian household

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    2. Murder is murder the way she has been raised is no excuse. She should be in prison for many many years. This is the United States of America if they are going to live here, they should get the same punishment as everyone else. No excuses

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    3. so how come she was raise as a Muslim's religious and not respect not having sex before marriage??? she should though about before she opens her legs.. excuse my word but is the true the is no excuse to take someones life as short time of life. we always have to think about the consequences before we act!!!

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    4. I agree with anonymous! She isn't in Islam! Not an excuse! Not all Americans are Christian and white a d they dfont do this shit. Ridiculous! She could've dropped tghe baby at a fire station or church. Safe haven laws exist for this very reason. She had many options but chose murder instead. Awful! Should be in prison for murder for the rest of her life.

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    5. She murder a human being, not just because she is Muslim you all are going to make excuses. She is still adult and a murder.

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    6. She should definitely go to jail for murder. The judge should loose her job. What about the rights of a defenseless baby.

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    7. Probation = Left Wing Lunacy

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    8. Jkarov < I can care less about muslim an how they live their lifes , it doesn,t give her any right to kill

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    9. I agree with you 100%. No special rules for anyone living in America.

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    10. I would have had respect for her if she jumped herself!! Where is the human and mother instinct to protect your young?? I say throw her out the window of the 8th floor. If she thinks that death is good enough for her innocent baby girl it must be good enough for her!!!

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    11. Honestly, I'd rather see her parents thrown out the window than either her or the baby.

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    12. I bet high dollar the parents threw the baby out the window, so sad. She covered for her parents. Absolutely disgusting

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    13. What a waste of a life!

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    14. @Jkarov/ She is not living "in Islam." She's living in Chicago Uptown.

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    15. It doesn't matter where she is living. The fact of the matter is that she was living in a strict Muslim household where there would have been dire consequences. She was a young woman who was obviously deeply afraid. In all honesty, being 19 doesn't necessarily make you an adult. Your still very much a teenager, your still trying to find yourself. Your brain is still developing, now top that with a very strict Muslim family where fairly common consequences are death and what you get is a very scared girl who had no idea what to do. People can comment and say this and that, but until your are in her shoes and know her story then you really don't have any right to place judegment. Overall it's just a very sad story for everyone involved.

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  2. Wish she had jumped. She could have taken the baby to a firehouse or hospital.

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    1. firehouse is on Wilson and Racine

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    2. She actually had an poor excuse for her crime.The judge also shows poor judgement in her case. It's only one solution for this crime: jail for at least 20 years. No mercy in this case.

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  3. "With all her family has put her through, I'm surprised she didn't jump out of the window herself,”

    And I'm thinking, too bad she didn't.

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    1. I thought the exact same!

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    2. Considering THE WAY she was brought up she should have kept her legs together, she knew the consequences

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  4. Are you kidding me?

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  5. It's sad to know that people who cannot find compassion are prompted to comment about another's circumstances, even though they have no idea what that person has gone through and survived in their lives. When I was 19, I was very MUCH like a 14 year old and that was very MUCH due to my parent's overbearing controlling and abusive household. I have sympathy for Uddin. Maybe some of the other commenters here can find just a bit of compassion?

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    1. I think most folks here can sympathize with her situation, but that doesn't justify murdering a newborn baby.

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    2. I agree with you about being as compassionate as you can.

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    3. Having over bearing parents is no excuse for murder.

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    4. Can't speak for the other commenters, but no. I can't find just a bit of compassion for this woman who killed her baby by throwing it out a window.

      Abusive household is a piss poor excuse for murder.

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    5. Yes. Compassion here.

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    6. I have compassion for the helpless newborn who was tossed out an 8-story building like a heap of trash who suffered an excruciatingly painful death.

      I'm sorry her parents were strict (although not strict enough to stop her from having unprotected sex). But I don't think you'll find a lot of compassion for infanticide outside of a prosecutors office trying to keep their stats down.

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    7. And one other thing. Why is she still living at these "overbearing, controlling, and abusive" parents home? If someone's forced you into killing a newborn in a violent manner as she claims, why go back to that home? You can't have it both ways.

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    8. no....
      hope you're in a better place.

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    9. We should be compassionate that she feared the repercussions from her controlling family? If that was what was on her mind, then she would have felt that same pressure to not have sex in the first place. You are giving her a double standard... its ok for her to kill her baby because of household pressures, but somehow she didn't feel that pressure when she had sex?

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    10. How can you justify this? The baby has no fault, there are other ways of getting rid of a child. Why murder? She could had dropped her off at a church, fire station. This is horrible no excuse.

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    11. I have no compassion for her, if she feared the wrath of her family why have unprocted sex? She could have terminated the pregnancy, or taken the child to a fire station or hospital! To throw your own child away like trash, if I had been the judge I would have given her the death penalty.

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    12. Try having some compassion for the newborn who was brutally murdered if you feel the need to have compassion for someone. Asshole.

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    13. Murder is murder! Disgraceful folks on this web site excusing it! SHAME!!!!

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    14. She had 9 months to come up with a plan and break the cycle of extremism, she failed that child. Sad!

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    15. People trying to excuse the horrific murder of an innocent baby are sick. There is NO acceptable excuse!

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    16. People are just also sympathizing with a new born baby here too. It's not a fetus. It's a breathing baby.

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  6. The criminal justice system in this country is a farce. She should have been prosecuted for First Degree Murder and ultimately given the maximum penalty.

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    1. Hell yes, this is ridiculous, maximum penalty being dropped from a higher window.

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  7. Oh.....my last comment was too harsh to publish. How about this: She has to live with the knowledge that she murdered an innocent baby for the rest of her life.

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    1. Do you see what YOU wrote???..."She has to LIVE with the knowledge that SHE MURDERED an innocent baby".....tell me again...SHE deserves to LIVE...but her baby DIDN"T?????...Do you REALLY think like THAT?????

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  8. 19 year old knows right from wrong, she should have been charged with murder. She should have taken the baby to the firehouse or hospital (isn't this close to Weiss?), and killed herself if she was in fear. Disgusting to let her get away with this as a scared "child" when she was 19 and she killed her innocent newborn.

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  9. This POS will have to answer to a "higher court" some day. Soon, I hope!

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    1. I almost hope Allah is the true god, just so he can reject her

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  10. Probation for throwing a baby out a window. Cuts coming to prosecutors office, why not? Don't need prosecutors to give probation and bail out to everyone.

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    1. Guess we all know which judge to vote out of office next time around.

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  11. So the value of a human life is worth a few years probation???

    I say unbelievable, but is it really? Take a long look at our society today and see our values today. We are reaching bottom fast.

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    1. I agree. We have no reference point for morality or unselfishness. We do what is right and easy. This did not have to happen.

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  12. Awful. But how the fuck did her sister not wake up? She was giving birth in a bed next to her sleeping sister, and the girl doesn't fucking wake up?! I don't see how this is possible.

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  13. Same judge as the previous story of a accused rapist on electronic monitoring.

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  14. Strict household or not. Her parents still found out she was pregnant anyway. Smart...NOT

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  15. I'm so sick of God damn libtards giving criminals like this a slap on the wrist. She should be given a long drop with a short rope.

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  16. Chicago: Home of the Misdemeanor Homicide.

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  17. This is BS, if a 19yld woman is not responsible for her voluntary act of murder because of fear of her parents, then her parents should be held liable. Too many holes in this story. The parents are in on it too.

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  18. This makes me so sad. When my kids were born, I looked at them and knew they were completely dependent on me. It was an overwhelming feeling of love and responsibility all at the same time. This woman had the opportunity to raise her child better than she was raised herself. Instead she went the other direction and committed murder. I can't even fathom it.

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    1. Amen, this is what I came here to say. Anyone who has a kid knows the abhorrent and disgusting act she committed. To take a truly innocent life...it is so sad. This judge and the prosecutor are true pieces of shit and human garbage. We deserve better, the innocent child deserved better.

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  19. Kimmy didn't get her soda tax so she has to cut back somewhere, this saved a trial...

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  20. If prosecutors decline to prosecute a murder and instead reduce charges to involuntary manslaughter, do the City's murder statistics decline by one?

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  21. Are people of certain religions going to be excused from committing such horrid crimes now? This is/was murder, there is no question about it and yet she got away with it. Personally she should have been charged with murder and the sentence to go along with such a horrible crime. So many choices regardless of her religion, it is murder.

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    1. Just another indication that Islam is starting to take a hold. This is pure BS. Justifying murder because some kid had a hard home life. It's ok to throw babies out of windows and commit murder in the name of Islam.

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  22. No compassion here for murder of an innocent.

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  23. I can't even imagine the soul of a human that is able to throw a newborn infant out of a window. Zero compassion for this monster. That child deserves justice.

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  24. Since when are we abiding by, or taken into consideration Muslim laws? This may be an acceptable practice in the country where the family is from, but not here. This is the USA, and she committed murder to a child. Absolutely sick and disgusting. She should have jumped.
    According to this mornings world population clock, it was 7,517,631,840 people on the planet, and counting. 67,040 deaths so far today, to be out weighed by 162,500 births, REALLY? Anyone else see a problem here? Check out VHEMT, and Thank You For Not Breeding.

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  25. Why did the media refer to a 19 year old as a teenager?
    Why did the media only report her religion and not her race?
    Why did the media not research Pakistani infanticide or the sex of the infant.
    Nothing to see here, place head in sand and move along.

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    1. No - NINE-teen. Not 13, 14. Big difference. We hear "teen", we think early teens. A child. We hear "19", we think adult. Common sense.

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    2. There is no excuse, no one should be making excuses for her, and she deserves no lenience.

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  26. Saddest thing I've read on CWB to date.

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  27. Lot of comments today that are just plain ignorant of the law (not to mention Islamophobic). With the facts just surrounding her unusual actions during labor and testimony from a defense expert on Muslim family culture there was a substantial risk of, at least, a hung jury and maybe an acquittal on straight up murder charges and even manslaughter/murder 2. With a temporary insanity defense they'd *maybe* get that, in which case the outcome could have been more or less the same. The SA office really had no good choices here mostly because the law is so badly written and though out in this are- that's Springfield's fault not Cook County's. I'm just as uncomfortable with just 4 years of probation as most posters but the SA had to err on the side of caution and in this case the difference was stark. Muslim or not that's a good thing: do any of us want 'the book' thrown at us because the morons in the GA were too shortsighted to make legal distinctions beyond dark black and snow white?

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    1. ASAs are worried about one thing and one thing only - their careers. This is a business for them - this isn't about right and wrong. The only "erring" is to err on the side of it's better to win then loose for the ASA's future career. The ASA does not want a loose on his/her record. He/she wants to climb the ladder, that's all.

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    2. Your rambling apologist rant in support of a baby murderer is nonsensical and abhorrent. Get a clue.

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  28. All y'all that expressed sympathy for the 19-yr old (beyond the age of majority)--can you drum up any sympathy for the newborn who wasn't even given a chance to make a choice?! This wasn't UNintentional manslaughter...this was intentional.

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  29. Islam is the religion of peace and if she was from a strict Muslim household she would be the most peaceful person.

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  30. She wasn't so scared to have sex and she was worried about her parents then.I can't believe it such a hideous crime and she gets a slap on the hand and blame it on her parents.Really!! Our world is so messed up!

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  31. The poor Baby never got a chance at life, so very sad.

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  32. I want to write our new justice department regarding this ruling and horrible nasty pathetic murder encouraging judge. Please join writing a letter in outrage on behalf of that baby

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  33. A 19 year old, no matter how strict her parents are, knows better.
    I have compassion ONLY for the innocent baby that died a horrible death at the hands of her selfish mother.
    May she rot in hell.

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  34. Completely outrageous.

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  35. The judge & all other prosecutors involved in this case should lose their jobs & barred from working in the justice system forever. The future holds no place in Western civilization for this backwards ideology.

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  36. She got PROBATION for that....? She should be in jail, she's a killer.

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  37. "Strict upbringing" and 'feared her parents' and 'muslim blah-blah': NO. She is a selfish pos subhuman and nothing more. She put her own needs, wants and well-being before that of HER. INNOCENT. NEWBORN. CHILD.

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  38. This 19 year old didn't go to school and learn murder is wrong and if caught you go to prison? She could sneak off and have sex but she couldn't sneak out and take that baby to a fire station? Sure...keep making excuses!

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  39. You have to ask yourself, what would be the conviction if this was a man? I presume much more severe.

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  40. So, the parents still found out...

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  41. So many other ways to deal with this besides throw the baby out the window. She should do time.

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    1. Where was the father of the baby?? Why didnt he take control and protect his newborn daughter?

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  42. If you are old enough to have sex outside of marriage then you are old enough to take responsibility for your actions!

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  43. Are you frigging kidding me??? Somebody throw that Judge out the same window!!!

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  44. How is this different than if she had it aborted an hour (or any time) before it was born?

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  45. It is stunning that the state will take a child away from a parent if they allow their child to play at a playground without supervision and yet that same state has no problem with a mother throwing a child out an 8th floor window.

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  46. What happened to our country or laws?

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  47. Strict upbringing??? Not enough for her to still have sex out of wedlock but enough to kill her newborn. Come on!!! Prayers for this precious newborn. Rest In Peace.

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  48. Why did she not abandon the baby somewhere? At least the baby would have gotten a chance at life.... if she was afraid of how the parents would react she shouldn't have gotten pregnant in the first place. Wonder how the Dad of that baby feels about her tossing his child out the window like trash.....?? smh

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  49. I get a speeding ticket even if I didn't see the sign, no matter why I'm speeding. She should be in jail no matter why she murdered a helpless newborn.

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  50. That poor child lay there broken and in sheer agony lying on the grass for 90 mins.

    I'd have given her the death penalty

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