Deputies investigating death of 2-year-old girl in Washington County, VA

There are 20 comments on the May 22, 2012, TriCities.com story titled Deputies investigating death of 2-year-old girl in Washington County, VA. In it, TriCities.com reports that:

Washington County, Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman tells 11 Connects that deputies are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl.

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bystander

Knoxville, TN

#1 May 22, 2012
How could such a thing happen? I know many people in the area. Anyone know the name?
intheknow

La Vergne, TN

#2 May 22, 2012
Vandergiff.. The entire story is fishy
Questionable

United States

#3 May 23, 2012
I know some of the family. The story we were told, was that the Father was giving the lil' girl a bath slipped and fell ontop of her?
truths

Jonesborough, TN

#4 May 23, 2012
was not the father. He was not even there. May have been another man...but not the father.
Xoxoxo

Severn, MD

#5 May 23, 2012
Who is the family ?
Anonymous

Charlotte, NC

#6 May 23, 2012
What area of lee hwy did this happen on?? This is so sad!
praying

Bristol, VA

#7 May 23, 2012
First we should be praying for the whole family. This is a devastating loss!
Anonymous

Charlotte, NC

#8 May 23, 2012
praying wrote:
First we should be praying for the whole family. This is a devastating loss!
I cannot even imagine!! Amen...
Xoxoxo

Severn, MD

#9 May 23, 2012
Y was the lil girl found on the side of the road ? If she was getting a bath ?? Omg crazy I pray for them all
Questionable

United States

#10 May 23, 2012
She was NOT FOUND on the side of the road.....
bystander

Knoxville, TN

#11 May 23, 2012
I was under the impression she was found on the road also. I am so saddened. A very short life.
wondering

Nashville, TN

#12 May 23, 2012
Nooo the story as of now was the mom was at work(which is true), the boyfriend (not the dad)was home and giving the little girl a bath and supposably when he got her out he tripped and fell on top of her.....but no one else was in the home so no one "really" knows but its still very sad!!
news

Nashville, TN

#13 May 26, 2012
Any word on what's going on...I haven't heard anymore?
Sad story

Nashville, TN

#14 May 27, 2012
You won't hear much about it because it is likely an active police investigation. Sad story. Tragic as it is, let's hope this is just an accident.
News

Abingdon, VA

#15 May 29, 2012
Has anyone heard anymore about this case? I sure hope it's not another case like the McCracken/Snead case.
Whats up

Abingdon, VA

#16 Jun 4, 2012
News wrote:
Has anyone heard anymore about this case? I sure hope it's not another case like the McCracken/Snead case.
Has anyone been charged yet? Way to quite to be on the up and up!
Phoebe

Bristol, VA

#17 Jun 5, 2012
Why was the "boyfriend" giving the little girl a bath while the mother was absent? A source close to the family told me the "boyfriend" is suspected of molesting other children. If this is true, I hope he hangs!According to what I heard,the autopsy report showed the deceased child had been sexually molested also.A very sad situation for all involved.
So Sad

Abingdon, VA

#18 Jun 6, 2012
Phoebe wrote:
Why was the "boyfriend" giving the little girl a bath while the mother was absent? A source close to the family told me the "boyfriend" is suspected of molesting other children. If this is true, I hope he hangs!According to what I heard,the autopsy report showed the deceased child had been sexually molested also.A very sad situation for all involved.
It is so sad to hear of all these little children dying these days at the hands of these POS boyfriends. And what is wrong with these so called mothers? Thinking more of the boyfriends than the children just so they can have a man around. Yeah, some kind of man alright. In my opinion they should burn just like the boyfriends will. JMO
mom

Baltimore, MD

#19 Jun 7, 2012
I have 3 girls and I have a boyfriend whom they say he's there step dad. He is wonderful he bust his butt every day to help me support them. He dont have to were just boyfriend n girlfriend. We have punishes for acting out main punishment the corner. Just like every kid out there hates the boyfriend when they get in trouble. I've been with him 7 years and he still with me. so not all boyfriends are awful . He has never gave them a bath while I worked he took care of them. I thank him every day for all that he does.
I also think when they rape a child and kill them then they should be treated the same. Eye for an eye do unto others as what they do to u
So Sad

Abingdon, VA

#20 Jun 7, 2012
mom wrote:
I have 3 girls and I have a boyfriend whom they say he's there step dad. He is wonderful he bust his butt every day to help me support them. He dont have to were just boyfriend n girlfriend. We have punishes for acting out main punishment the corner. Just like every kid out there hates the boyfriend when they get in trouble. I've been with him 7 years and he still with me. so not all boyfriends are awful . He has never gave them a bath while I worked he took care of them. I thank him every day for all that he does.
I also think when they rape a child and kill them then they should be treated the same. Eye for an eye do unto others as what they do to u
Congratulations on finding a man that cares for you and your children and helps you with them. No, not all boyfriends are POS, but a whole lot are. It is up to the mother to protect her children and watch for stuff that is not right and to be the first to turn them in.

I know of a man that married a woman just to get at her 3 little boys. He is now rotting in prison but no thanks to her. She would have continued to let him do what he was doing just to keep him around but the state thought differently.(She wasn't the one that turned him in.) In my opinion she should be rotting right along beside him. Those 3 boys lives have been ruined due to her selfishness and lack of love for them. She will get what is coming to her it just won't be in a jail cell. God gives us precious little ones and we are to protect them at all costs. What you do to the least you have also done to him.

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