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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Police in New Mexico are investigating the death of a young boy whose body was found buried in the sand of a public playground.
Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz says the boy was found Friday afternoon after a woman who took her children to the playground spotted a shoe in the sand. Investigators believe the dead boy is between 3 and 5 years old.
Schultz said at a news conference police have had no reports of missing children in the last day.
The boy was wearing a red shirt with the image of a four-wheel drive truck on the front, black nylon pants with red stri
Originally posted by stumason
Woah.. ever heard of Occams razor?
I'd rather go with a simple child murder
Someone watched the new Fringe didn't they???
Originally posted by Sonya610
reply to post by AccessDenied
Waaaahh...actually Wendy's does sell chicken nuggets. I saw it on their menu last week.
But I agree, the jokes are a bit over the top. I suspect this may have been a situation involving a schizophrenic, or maybe some generally very stupid people. Burying the kid in a school sandbox??? Good lord, not only will the body be discovered quickly, but it would be discovered by SMALL CHILDREN. Talk about trauma (and possibly the basis of future horror episodes) digging in a sandbox and uncovering a dead kid?
Though maybe the kid was FOND of that sandbox and the nut that buried him thought it would be a good place. It is also possible (not likely but possible) that the kid died of natural causes or via an accident and the parents did not know what to do, twisted, but possible. If they were illegals and they were traveling through they may have felt stuck.
[edit on 18-5-2009 by Sonya610]
Originally posted by sdcigarpig
But the other question is what about the neighbors, some one had to know who this child is and that he has not been seen.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Police said Thursday that the mother of a 3-year-old boy found buried at a playground told investigators she suffocated him, had second thoughts and brought him back to life, then changed her mind and suffocated him again.
Police Chief Ray Schultz said Tiffany Toribio, 23, told officers that she and her son, Tyruss "Ty" Toribio, were in Alvarado Park before dawn on May 13 and that she suffocated him while he was asleep.
She told detectives she had second thoughts and performed CPR on the boy, reviving him, but again reconsidered and placed her hand over his nose and mouth until he suffocated, Schultz said. She said she waited a few minutes before burying him in the playground, the chief said.