SC boy, 3, drowns; mom charged

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 7:40 AM
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GREENVILLE, S.C. — The mother of the 3-year-old boy who drowned after falling into a swimming pool in Greenville County has been charged with homicide by neglect.

Thirty-six-year-old Marian Brownfield Stringer of Greenville was charged Wednesday in the death of 3-year-old Chance Stringer.

Sheriff's deputies accuse Marian Stringer of failure to properly supervise her son. An arrest warrant states that officers noticed a strong odor of alcohol when they responded to the home Tuesday afternoon.

The boy was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

She was being held without bond at the Greenville County jail.

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corgimom
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corgimom 07/25/12 - 10:16 am
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She has been arrested and

She has been arrested and charged with homicide by neglect. When they went to the house, she had "a strong odor of alcohol"

corgimom
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corgimom 07/25/12 - 10:17 am
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Her name is Marian Brownfield

Her name is Marian Brownfield Stringer, age 36.

Farmboy
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Farmboy 07/25/12 - 10:48 am
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MUD

Her name is mud after this.

allhans
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allhans 07/25/12 - 11:09 am
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Poor little boy. When will

Poor little boy.
When will the law start prosecuting these people? Let the punishment fit the crime. Neglect..sheesh!

blakkone
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blakkone 07/25/12 - 01:07 pm
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Don't understand...

...now a little girl (from Aiken i think, could be wrong) drowned in a pool when the overseer went inside to use the bathroom. that person was not charged. This person's three year old drowned and was charged. Please tell me the difference cuz i'm not seeing it.

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DMPerryJr 07/25/12 - 01:48 pm
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So Sad

RIP little baby.

And may God be with the child's mother and rest of the family during this terrible time.

No_Longer_Amazed
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No_Longer_Amazed 07/25/12 - 01:58 pm
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b1: DWB (drinking while babysitting)

"a strong odor of alcohol "

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 07/25/12 - 11:11 pm
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My goodness

You know it takes 8 years of schooling to become a Doctor but any idiot can be a parent.
This is such a sad story.

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