Your Parenting FAIL Story Of The Day: 14-Year-Old Mother Accused Of Losing Temper, Killing Her Infant

Posted on April 25, 2013


Oklahoma (Leighanne Manwarren-Newsok) – A 14-year-old mother being held on a murder complaint told police she lost her temper and threw her baby into his crib, according to a court document filed Tuesday.

photo - Jennifer Respicio

Just a baby herself: Jennifer Respicio, 14, is accused of murdering her infant son. Image Oklahoma County Jail.

Jennifer Respicio is being held in the Oklahoma County jail without bail, jail officials said Wednesday.

Her 7-month-old son, Jaidyn Respicio, died of blunt force trauma to his abdomen and chest, according to the state medical examiner’s spokeswoman. His death was ruled a homicide, spokeswoman Amy Elliott said.

The baby was taken to OU Medical Center about 6:50 a.m. Sunday and died about 7:55 a.m.

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