Mother Kills Infant for Interrupting Her FarmVille Game

“On Wednesday, Alexandra V. Tobias pled guilty to second degree murder for shaking her baby to death.

At the time of her arrest in January, 22-year-old Tobias reportedly told police that she was playing FarmVille on Facebook and got angry when the three-month-old Dylan Lee Edmondson began to cry.


Alexandra Tobias

According to the Florida Times-Union, “Tobias told investigators that she shook the baby, smoked a cigarette to compose herself and then shook him again. She said the baby may have hit his head during the shaking.”

A judge heard Tobias’s plea on Wednesday and will issue her sentence at a December hearing. Tobias could face the rest of her life behind bars, the Times-Union reports.

There have been several instances in which authorities believe children suffered due to their parents’ unhealthy gaming habits. Earlier this year, a Korean couple was convicted of letting their child starve to death while they raised a virtual baby online. In September, a mother was banned from using computers after her she neglected her children and let the family dogs starve because of her “obsession” with a game.”

Source: Huffington Post

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3 Responses to Mother Kills Infant for Interrupting Her FarmVille Game

  1. Hassan says:

    This is just Disgusting !!! how could a mother do that ??? Mothers are known to raise and protect their children but by reading this news i m speechless and i can just feel sorry for poor little fairy who lost her life due to her own Mother…

    Its not about America, its about us.. we as people rather as human need to really think about it being the superior creation of Almighty.. at least once.. wot we are upto???? even ANIMALS whom apparently have no BRAINS would not do such a thing…

  2. Andre' says:

    America is mentally ill and dying. Its a crying shame. Ive also seen too many mothers either neglect or abuse their children, its not always men.

    • Alethea says:

      Hi Andre’. Not only is it not always men, I think there is a good chance that women abuse and neglect their children more than men do –or at least at the same rate.

      And you’re right, America IS mentally ill and dying.

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