Honokaa woman arrested for murder of toddler who died in foster care
KAILUA-KONA — The parents of a 3-year-old toddler who died last year while in foster care are hopeful a 44-year-old Honokaa woman arrested for murder in connection with the boy’s death will be brought to justice.
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This is sad, if she is guilty, she should serve the maximum sentence. Children at that age are precocious, but if you want to be a foster parent, you deal with this. The child was not placed in your care because his parents were stable, so you gotta know this kids come to you with baggage and needs special care, if you can’t handle it, don’t be a foster parent.
Hopefully the truth comes out and let the devil be damned … there are too many true stories where the guilty go free or the innocent serve time behind bars with their lives ruined
Dear parents – why was he in foster care to begin with? Drugs? Domestic abuse? Come clean with all the facts.
Agreed. The foster child was there for a reason. However, the foster parent may not had experience with an unpredictable child of 3 yrs old. Better screening on the State of Hawaii’s part to qualify the family seeking to become foster parents. Shameful a child is left in worse care than the derelict or struggling parents who had given up the duty in the first place.:(