(Update) NP mom jailed for death of infant

Posted 2 years ago

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Christine Sytek

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) – A baby boy has died in North Platte, and his mother has been accused of not getting immediate medical attention for him.
Authorities say 44-year-old Christine Sytek, of North Platte, has been arrested on suspicion of intentional child abuse that resulted in death. It’s a felony charge.
Police say Sytek waived down a passer-by early in the morning on Sunday and asked the person to call 911. Police say Sytek told the person the baby wasn’t breathing.
Police say an emergency crew took the baby to Great Plains Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Prosecutors say the baby had been born at Sytek’s home and was premature. Investigators are awaiting autopsy results. Sytek’s being held on $100,000 bail. Online court records don’t list her attorney.

 

 


  • levenworth

    Poor, poor baby. I hope the mother is not at fault for the death of this innocent baby and if she is, I wish people would step in and step up for abused and/or neglected children. If you don’t want your children, there are tons of people that will love them. Please let us all quit killing our kids! That’s why I believe in a woman’s right to have an abortion. I would rather have a fetus aborted then a child murdered or dying acccidentally because of lack of parenting!

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    • Donna Corbin

      The baby was born at Home…premature 3 days before…(see NPTelegraph Story) She didn’t seek medical attention at all….

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  • seriously….

    WHY,,,would you turn this into an abortion debate? GOOD GRIEF!

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  • Joe Nasty

    Here we go… I expect the HLN crew to roll into town anytime.. Welcome Nancy Grace with manners, please, people…

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  • Joe Nasty

    Oh.. and good point Leavenworth..

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  • scorows

    Wow levenworth…ever hear of adoption.

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  • levenworth

    I don’t think adoption was on the table when a teenager last year gave birth to perfectly healthy twins and suffocated them and then hid them in her laundry basket. She did this because she was too afraid to tell her parents she was pregnant. I don’t think adoption is considered when kids are murdered every hour by their parents in this screwed up country. It takes a lot of money and a near-perfect background to adopt and a scared teen, a woman living in complete poverty or drug addict pregnant woman are not thinking about finding an adoption agency. Some people don’t want their kids and some people should NEVER be allowed to have kids. Period. Ideally, adoption would be a great choice but I don’t see it as accessible as you. NOT TO MENTION, it is almost impossible to get a child away from abusive parents permanently because the end goal is to reunite the children with their parents AND some foster homes turn out to be worse than the home they came from! Maybe it’s the generations of drug use that have altered the way humans think but we live in a disgusting time when humanity is thrown out the window. So yes, I would rather see a fetus aborted then born to a life of torture. I was just stating why I agree with abortion. Some people are too stuck in their religion to see that sometimes abortion is the better choice for the child (have you seen some parents????) but that’s only because these people haven’t experienced the HELL ON EARTH that an abused or neglected child lives.

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    • tammy

      as a person who came from an abusive home and bounce around the foster care system i thank you for this post
      and i would love kids some day but i cant adopted becuse i cant aford to jump through all the hoopes and get your hopes up and then dont deliver i would have loved to have this baby boy

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  • sumtingwonghere

    i was wondering if maybe she has a drug or alcohol problem and just hoped it would go away or was too scared to seek help, either way i feel bad for all those involved, maybe she didn’t know she was pregnant and is in shock?

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  • kkkkkkkkkkkkk

    Abortion is the same as what this woman did…..just a few days earlier in taking the baby’s life………..instead of adoption or murder….try abstinence!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Comcerned

    What is the right age? The Jail says 44.

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    • Michael.reed@eagleradio.net

      44 is the correct age. The news release had listed her as 28, but we have received confirmation that she is 44…

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  • outragged

    my friend is the one she flagged down. she said that the was like a zombie with no emotion. she calmly walked up to her and said, “please call 911 my baby isn’t breathing.” then she calmly turned around and stagered home. i DO NOT think this is a matter of abortion or adoption, it is just one other case where one selfish person cares only or themselves and not the well being of their child. it states that she had the baby at home and failed to seek medical attention for him, and with no sign of emotion it shows just how truly selfish she was.

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    • Ken

      Sounds like she was strung out on drugs or something. I am guessing this is just another meth-head that got knocked up and didn’t want the kid. So sad…but not uncommon!

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      • outragged

        coming from a woman who cant have kids of her own im out ragged by this. this is just insane, i dont understand how people can choose drugs over their own children its just sickening.

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  • tammy

    just so you all know that is was not her house it belongs to lee briton who plans on running for mare he found her took her in feed her she did the dishes i dont know if he knew she was on drugs or not i would be looking into that if i took some one in off the streets and as far as that goes why did he not take her to doctors appotments for check ups and stuff?
    as for how i know this well lets just say that i family that dumpters dives and so dose he

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    • Ken

      Wouldn’t it be interesting if this was Briton’s baby? Maybe he kept it hush-hush for a reason? Doubt he would make it very far on the Mayoral ticket if people found out he was knockin’ boots with a homeless drug addict. Just sayin’…

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  • reality

    Comment to “outragged” – if you think the lack of emotion is proof against her, then you haven’t dealt with a lot of different forms of grief. I’m not suggesting she’s guilty or innocent – I have no idea. But I do know that people respond to death and grief in vastly different ways. Including what can appear to be zero emotion…when the emotions have completely shut down.

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    • outragged

      my own sister seen her walk over like it was nothing. my best friend talked to this woman who seemed high as hell so i honestly doubt that her “emotions had shut down”. i have had to deal with more emotional grief then anyone should at my age and i do understand that many people deal with it in there on way. but in my opinion she didnt care, by not getting him to a dr sooner. had she done that that baby might of survived!

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