Biannela Susana Was Busy Checking Celeb Gossip Websites While Her 2-Year-Old Son Was Dying on the Floor
As Biannela Susana's 2-year-old son was lying on the floor unconscious after being badly beaten by his 12-year-old half-brother, Susana was more interested in news about David and Victoria Beckham's sons than in the serious situation involving her sons. Investigators say Susana waited four hours to look up information about a hospital, but did find time to check out new music, do online banking, and read celeb gossip. The 2-year-old later died.
The case comes out of Jacksonville, the same area where last year another young mother pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of her child because the baby was interrupting her Farmville game.
The incident occurred in March. Twelve-year-old Cristian Fernandez, Susana's oldest son, whom she gave birth to when she herself was 12, is alleged to have beaten his 2-year-old half-brother to death. Not even a teen, he now faces first-degree murder charges.
Susana, however, could have changed the fate of both her sons if only she would have called for immediate medical help. Investigators seized laptops from her home and found that Susana did an online search for phrases like "when someone gets knocked out" around 11 a.m. the day of the incident.
After about a half-hour of that, she got distracted and began looking at songs to download off an album called My Destiny. Meanwhile, 2-year-old son remained unconscious.
Then, according to News4Jax, she did some online banking for a bit. Then she apparently decided to do some research about child concussions.
Then she looked at celeb gossip websites. Apparently she had a particular interest that day in Pippa Middleton and the children of Posh and Becks. Susana also spent time on the TMobile website and looked for jewelry.
It was about four hours after her first search about a child being knocked out that she looked up St. Luke's Hospital, where she eventually took her son.
Doctors say there's a possibility the child could have survived if he had received immediate medical attention.
Susana has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and culpable negligence.
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