12-year old girl tries to poison her mom twice for taking away her iPhone

On Friday, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado placed a 12-year old girl at the Boulder Juvenile Center after being charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder. After a two week investigation, the cops believe that the pre-teen had twice tried to poison her mom because she had taken her daughter's iPhone away from her...
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74. largon

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

1..That smoothie must've been good as hell for her to drink the whole thing…good thing she is alright though . And 2..none of this would've happened if the girl owned an android phone...

77. samurai_techie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

There is a far more serious problem here than whether or not this child ever had an iPhone. No matter what the presumed provocation, if she thinks that killing her mother is a viable response, she is seriously out of touch with reality. The child needs help from mental health specialists. There is not enough information in the article to serve as a basis for assigning blame for her out-of-touch state of mind.

82. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

1: 12 years old is too young for a smartphone. I believe the EULA even restricts usage to 13+. 2: Who uses bleach on dishes? 3: If the kid is behaving badly enough to warrant taking away their phone, the phone they can earn back should be a "dumb phone" until they "earn" a smarter device.

83. Obie-Wan

Posts: 108; Member since: May 24, 2012

I guess iPhones do make their owners somewhat like gollum. :'( No one can take their "precious" iPhone away just like that n lived.

95. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Wow she tried to kill her mom over an iPhone. HAHA! What will the fans think of next. Then she tried to use bleach which is very loud in smell? Dumb iFan. Well at least she didnt stab her or drop an iPhone into the tub while she was in it.

98. legiloca

Posts: 1674; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

i had my 1st phone when i was 13, but it didn't give me any sort of addiction..

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