Stepmom, 24, found guilty of manslaug...

Stepmom, 24, found guilty of manslaughter in death of Batavia toddler

There are 3 comments on the Democrat & Chronicle story from Oct 28, 2010, titled Stepmom, 24, found guilty of manslaughter in death of Batavia toddler. In it, Democrat & Chronicle reports that:

Melissa Engelhardt, 24, was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter in Chemung County Court today in the death of her 21-month-old stepson, Andrew Cianfrini of Batavia.

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Gowanda, NY

#1 Oct 29, 2010
Manslaughter? She didn't "mean it"?? For real! She reasearched posion, she asked people the effects and if it were dangerous. She gave him twice the amount needed for him to die and never demanded that Andrew go to the hospital KNOWING DAMN FULL well that she had posioned that little boy. This verdict is an outrage! I researched and read so many articles on this case, premeditation and motive were there all along. WItness after witness testified how she complained about the child support her husband was paying! Her own computer showed reasearch on topics to posionings...and for an added bonus she inquired from freinds in strangers alike about antifreeze and posioning for MONTHS before she did this!!! Was the judge in the room???? For real?
mee too

Gillett, PA

#2 Oct 29, 2010
theres another mother who killed her baby, BUT IT;S HUSH HUSH, y is that?????????.
Letchworth lovers

Lima, NY

#3 Oct 30, 2010
I am sickened that she only got manslaughter. She should have gotten murder 2. I know karma will do what the judge wouldn't. May she get exactly what she deserves.

God bless Drew Cianfrini.

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