Written by Janet
Latest news reports say a Missouri grandmother is accused of drugging her 1-year-old granddaughter, hoping that the child’s divorcing parents would get back together if they had a sick child.
The police in Jefferson City Missouri allege in a probable cause statement that 41-year-old Terri Chilton fed her granddaughter blood thinner on Jan. 12, causing the girl to bleed uncontrollably from her mouth, nose and two minor scratches. The girl survived, but it’s not yet known if there was long-term organ damage.
Chilton is charged with on count of first degree child endangerment. At the online court records site, it does not list the name of her attorney yet, and she did not immediately return a call to her home seeking comment Saturday. She was released on bond Friday.