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09-23-2003, 12:43 PM
Mobile police have ruled that the death of 10-week-old Douglas Hernandez last year at a day care in a Theodore home was a homicide.

The baby's death remained under investigation and no arrest had been made Monday, said Officer Eric Gallichant, a police spokesman.

Melinda Musgrove Poplin, director of the day care, has said she found the baby boy lying still and blue-lipped in his crib Aug. 30 .

Poplin declined comment Monday on the advice of her attorney John Pierce.

According to Poplin, she rode with Douglas to the hospital and at the time he was pronounced dead due to sudden infant death syndrome.

Robert and Mary Hernandez of Mobile are the parents of the boy.

Authorities said a January autopsy report showed four different drugs in the child's system, although the parents had not authorized the day care to give their child any medication.

The autopsy report said the baby's blood contained diphenhydramine (antihistamine), chlorpheniramine (antihistamine), dextromethorphan (cough suppressant) and traces of metoclopramide (which can be used to treat nausea and vomiting).

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09-23-2003, 01:30 PM
That's exactly why none of my children will go to day care.


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09-23-2003, 01:47 PM
how depressing...


09-23-2003, 02:02 PM
Sounds like your typical Alabama thing to do. Not really.

09-23-2003, 04:32 PM
thats horrible. what was the day care people tryin to do, give the kids drugs to nock em out all day so they wouldnt have to deal with em and listen to em cry? i think this calls for a sentencing of death by sodomy with a pine apple, and im not talkin about usein the round smooth end...

09-23-2003, 07:13 PM
Sodomy with a pineapple... now that's some creative thinking. That'd fucking hurt worse than I can describe with words.

09-23-2003, 08:22 PM
yeah they did that to hitler in little nicky neways someones gonna have a hell of a lawsuit on their hands

09-24-2003, 08:49 AM
yeah, this is really sad when you think about whats going on in the world around us. :(