In South Carolina, Shontrell Murphy, a 30-year old mother, was absolutely livid after her son made a card for his Grandmother for mother’s day.
She was jealous that she did not get a card, so she severely beat her 6 year old son. She hit him repeatedly and ripped up his card. She is being charged with cruetly to children. Currently, she has been released from jail after making her bail.
The boy was found crying by police officers when the arrived at the home on Thursday.
They received a report of a disturbance and went to investigate. The grandmother said that the daughter slapped the little boy on the head multiple times.
When questioned, the sister of the boy said their mother was upset that there wasn’t a card for her.
The young boy was evaluated at the hospital and then released. The mother, Murphy, did not thing she hurt her son with her beating, saying that it was not “hard or violent,” but she did admit to smacking him around.
A South Carolina mother has been accused of beating her young son after the boy made a Mother’s Day card for his grandmother, but not one for her. Spartanburg Police said Shontrell Murphy, 30, repeatedly hit her 6-year-old son after ripping up the card, Fox Carolina reported. Murphy was charged with cruelty to children. She was released from jail on a personal recognizance bond.
Police said they found the boy crying when they went to the home Thursday for a report of a disturbance, the station reported. Officers said the grandmother told them her daughter slapped her grandson multiple times around the head. Investigators said the boy’s sister told them their mother was upset because the Mother’s Day card her brother made wasn’t for her. She said the card was for their grandmother, according to the station. The police report states that when Murphy realized the card wasn’t for her, she ripped it up and hit the boy repeatedly about the head, according to the station. He was evaluated at a hospital and released. The station reported that Murphy admitted to smacking the child but “does not believe it was in a hard or violent manner.”