Murder, Child Abuse Charges in Baby's Death

Mother suspected in spring 2013 death, according to The Washington Post.

Mother suspected in spring 2013 death, according to The Washington Post.
Mother suspected in spring 2013 death, according to The Washington Post.

A Fairfax woman, 23, is suspected of killing her baby girl last year, according to The Washington Post.

Adriana Teran had several explanations for the small child's death since walking into Inova Fairfax Hospital with the body in May 2013. Teran has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder and child abuse, according to the Post.

Police told the Post that a medical examiner ruled the death was a homicide and the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head. 

The child was reportedly born at Teran's home in the 4700 block of Old Forge Court, according to the Post.

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Elaine Beachy June 21, 2014 at 05:47 PM
I do want to add that for those women who've had abortions, my heart goes out to them, because I've personally heard from friends how their pain of abortion negatively impacted them for many years. They found forgiveness and healing of their soul when they asked Jesus to forgive them, because they were truly sorry. Jesus will heal and restore all who come to Him. There is a wonderful ministry called Sozo here in Manassas for anyone who desires inner healing from trauma of any kind.
Sandra Bishop June 22, 2014 at 10:11 PM
Reasonable people can disagree about when life begins. Soem believe it is at conception, some at time of viability outside the womb, etc. Unreasonable people try to push their beliefs on to others. For those who decry abortion, I'm sure you also support sustaining life past birth, right? --including helping mothers and children who need food stamps, WIC, and health insurance, including expanding Medicaid, right?
Elaine Beachy June 23, 2014 at 10:29 AM
Sandra, you said "Unreasonable people try to push their beliefs on to others." Aren't you trying to push your beliefs onto others? A battle of ideas and beliefs, that goes back to the Garden of Eden, has always existed. Disharmony and arguments have always existed. Only God has all the Truth. That's why God, our Creator, gave us His truth by written Word so we would know the right choices to make for success and peace in life. God (not I) declares about when life begins, in Psalm 139:13-16 (New Living Translation) it says, "You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother's womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous -- how well I know it. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book, in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed." God says life begins at the moment of conception. So I choose to believe what God says. God has a good plan laid out for each person conceived, but when people choose to abort that God-given life, it hurts His kind and loving heart. I wonder how many doctors, scientists, inventors of good things, etc, that would have blessed our nation and the world, were aborted? I grieve with God for every life lost. To answer your last question/statement, Sandra, YES I support sustaining life past birth. I believe in helping the helpless. Absolutely. What I don't believe in is a bloated bureaucratic system that rips off the tax payer and feeds itself by encouraging unnecessary dependence and disincentive in people -- a system that deadens dreams and potential in generations of people. God has answers for that too, if our lawmakers would take them into account.
Sandra Bishop June 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Yup, just as I expected. You get to choose who is deserving, post-birth. You get to choose what is "unnecessary dependence". You might want to look up some quotes from Jesus. Don't remember him putting qualifiers on helping the poor. In your system, the Government gets to choose how a woman handles her pregnancy, then tells her it's her responsibility to raise the baby. Must be nice to have it both ways.
Elaine Beachy June 25, 2014 at 10:18 AM


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