San Francisco, June 23: Having an active social life is healthy but always being available on social networking platform could pose a threat to oneself and their loved ones too. Unlike old days, nowadays, people from all walks of life, youngsters, teenagers, middle aged and also the older generation are very much active on social networking sites for hours, letting these social sites to take over their normal practical lives.
A 21-year-old Cheyenne Summer Stuckey who was busy messaging on Facebook while her eight-month-old daughter drowned in a bathtub was booked in Texas and charged with causing injury and death to her baby.
According to a report in CBS News on Thursday, the woman left her eight-month-old baby unsupervised “for only a couple of minutes” in a bathtub with the water running.
Although the woman said she became “distracted” by her another child, television playing along with FB messenger, the investigation revealed that she had been messaging two people for at least 18 minutes while the baby was left unattended and unsupervised in the bathtub with the water running. The Autopsy report of the baby confirmed the infant’s death was due to drowning.
She said she rushed back to check on her baby when she realized she her baby in the bathtub only to find her infant floating upside-down and still. According to the report, she also told the officers that she was not certain whether she has placed bathtub stopper in the drain the report said.
The infant could not be saved and was declared dead at a hospital, News24 reported.