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Augusta mom jailed after son, 8, beaten

Monday, March 26, 2012 10:55 AM
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A 30-year-old mother remains in jail after police said she beat her 8-year-old son Friday for misbehaving in school.

Tynisha Bogan Wynn  Special
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Tynisha Bogan Wynn


Officers were called to the home in the 1600 block of Fenwick Street around 7:30 p.m. and found the child with bruises on his back, legs and arms.

Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Dan Carrier said Tynisha Bogan Wynn hit her son several times after he was instructed to strip naked. Police said the incident was brought on after Wynn was told her son had misbehaved during school.

Wynn was booked into the Richmond County Jail on a charge of first-degree cruelty to children.

The boy was not hospitalized after the incident.

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Farmboy
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Farmboy 03/26/12 - 10:04 am
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Brilliant woman. Brilliant.

Brilliant woman. Brilliant. Will someone please call Yale University and request an application for admission or should I do it myself?

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 03/26/12 - 10:08 am
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Several posters have been

Several posters have been calling for more parental interest in their children's schooling.

happychimer
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happychimer 03/26/12 - 10:13 am
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there is parental interest

there is parental interest and discipline, but this was a beating, for God's sake! Abuse is wrong wrong wrong!!! an 8 yr old boy. I guess people will jump on this one and praise the woman. opps. she is not a woman. A real woman does not abuse her children.

kkirk007
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kkirk007 03/26/12 - 10:41 am
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chimer, Lamb was being

chimer, Lamb was being facetious.
You don't beat a child for misbehaving at school.
You beat them for not doing their chores. You *GROUND* them for misbehaving at school.

csrareader
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csrareader 03/26/12 - 10:42 am
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Do you think the "Rev." Jesse

Do you think the "Rev." Jesse Jackson and the "Rev." Al Sharpton care about this?
Nope.

allhans
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allhans 03/26/12 - 03:00 pm
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"back, legs and arms". I

"back, legs and arms". I don't know how hard she was hitting, I wasn't there and I haven't seen any photo. So I'm not at all sure it would be called "abuse".
.....As for correcting... one size does not fit all.

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 03/26/12 - 10:52 am
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She had the right idea but
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She had the right idea but probably took it a little too far. Next time, warm the kids ear with a good backhander and unplug the TV.

Parental support for discipline imposed at school is essential but vanishingly rare, these days. I can tell you from having first hand knowledge, that attempts to impose discipline on children in the Richmond County Public School system almost always elicit the exact opposite reaction, i.e. kid runs home and tells mommy that the principal was mean, mommy comes running to school the next day and cusses out principal for being ugly with her little angel who would NEVER commit transgressions of the sort alleged.

This is one of the main reasons (but not the only one) why public school teachers are increasingly demoralized and detached from the formation of their charges.

ripjones256
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ripjones256 03/26/12 - 10:51 am
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That is NOT a woman. Nor, is
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That is NOT a woman. Nor, is she a parent. Trust me, I will NOT praise this mass of estrogenic protoplasm. She should be jailed and parental rights revoked. My hunch is that this is probably not the first time. Her son needs to be supported, not beaten.

csrareader
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csrareader 03/26/12 - 10:53 am
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"Parents have to do what they

"Parents have to do what they feel is right for the individual child."

When is it ever "right" to strip an 8-year old child naked and beat him?

ripjones256
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ripjones256 03/26/12 - 10:56 am
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@allhans - are you for real
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@allhans - are you for real ?? This is a joke response, right ? Abuse is never justified. When I was growing up, I got the belt, a time or two. Never did I have ANY bruise. Bruising is abuse.

kayekaye37
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kayekaye37 03/26/12 - 11:18 am
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My child got into trouble @

My child got into trouble @ school Thursday but that does not give me the right to beat her for it! Now she was grounded for talking and moving her name b/c she did not want her dad to knwo about it, but not beaten for it. When you tell your child to strip naked for a spanking then to me that is beating the child.

stillamazed
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stillamazed 03/26/12 - 02:00 pm
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There is a big difference

There is a big difference between spanking a butt than beating your child, she let her anger control her emotions and went way to far. We spanked our kids but we never spanked them in anger.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 03/26/12 - 02:19 pm
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I understand and appreciate

I understand and appreciate what you are saying, Stillamazed. Still, there is another child-rearing theory that spankings should be rare. In this theory you should use a lesser punishment unless you are angry with the child's behavior. Only when the behavior is so bad that you become angry should you resort to spanking.

tanbaby
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tanbaby 03/26/12 - 02:53 pm
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i don't think you should ever
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i don't think you should ever spank your child when you are "angry". seems to me that would lead to something a little more than a spanking...

tanbaby
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tanbaby 03/26/12 - 02:54 pm
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and jailhouse orange goes
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and jailhouse orange goes well with leopard print, don't you think???

SAPCS
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SAPCS 03/26/12 - 03:18 pm
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LOL @tanbaby. My thoughts

LOL @tanbaby. My thoughts exactly.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 03/26/12 - 04:41 pm
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One of the many reasons our

One of the many reasons our society has become so anti-spanking is because so many fail to understand the difference between a corrective hand and a beating. Also, they don't get when spanking is or isn't appropriate.

I'm sorry for both of them. Him for the inappropriate correction; and her for trying, but having no clue. The purpose of "Anger" is NEVER to tell us what to do, it is a warning that something is wrong, perhaps with others, the situation or ourselves. It stems from 1) hurt, 2) injustice, 3) fear and 4) frustration.

Hope the Judge will sentence her to parenting classes and anger management. She and her son would be greatly benefitted.

Patty-P
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Patty-P 03/26/12 - 05:03 pm
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We should just do away with

We should just do away with all forms of punishment. None of it works from what I've been reading. Let all prisoners out of jail. All people on death row should be free to go.

GaStang22
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GaStang22 03/26/12 - 05:20 pm
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..
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HepGirl
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HepGirl 03/26/12 - 05:30 pm
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In most black households,

In most black households, punishing your children for misbehaving was the way of correcting the behavior so it would not be repeated. Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn't, but whatever the case, "getting a beatin', a whoppin', a spankin'", or whatever your parent said to you before they did it, was expected. So, if it is a "crime", then your parents should be "under the jail".

Patty-P
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Patty-P 03/26/12 - 05:59 pm
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Mine should be under the

Mine should be under the jail, as should my grandparents and on down the line. I would never condone any type of abuse that goes overboard, but people shouldn't automatically think a spanking is abusive to a child.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 03/26/12 - 08:32 pm
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None of us will parent

None of us will parent perfectly. We should examine what we learned from our parents. In order to grow, generationally, we should take the good, leave the bad, and pray our children are wise enough to do the same. There is no wisdom in continuing any tradition for the sake of the tradition.

double_standard
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double_standard 03/26/12 - 08:36 pm
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Punish the mom for discipling

Punish the mom for discipling a child and they wonder what's going wrong in the black community.

AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 03/26/12 - 09:29 pm
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What is alleged to have been

What is alleged to have been done is not discipline; it is physical and emotional abuse. You do not order a child to strip naked and beat him and soft-pedal your abusive behavior and abuse of authority by calling it discipline. If a slave-owner, black, white or any other race, did this to an enslaved man, woman or child of any race, anyone with half a brain would understand that it was abuse.

Martinez
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Martinez 03/26/12 - 09:32 pm
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There is a definitely

There is a definitely difference between spanking a child and abusing a child. If you leave marks and bruises all over the kid, you are not spanking. Punishment should be appropriate and meaningful. It should teach a lesson. When a small child touches something they shouldn't touch, smack their hand. If a kid gets sassy, soap works wonders. A spanking on the backside works in some instances too but when you start throwing punches and beating the child out of anger, there is no longer a lesson being taught. It's abuse.

double_standard
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double_standard 03/26/12 - 10:07 pm
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A child has no business

A child has no business disrespecting an adult. Autumn no one was enslaved. Soap is poisoning.

ripjones256
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ripjones256 03/26/12 - 10:38 pm
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@double_standard -- I don't
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@double_standard -- I don't know what to think of your attitude. I pray that you never have offspring. There is a MAJOR difference between punishment, and the beating that this piece of trash, did to her son. And if you can't fathom the difference, ..... If I go any further, my post would be pulled. And yes, if you want to go there -- read your 9:36 post.

peace4784
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peace4784 03/27/12 - 04:36 am
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Any of you who consume
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Any of you who consume alcohol, smoke cigarettes, abuse legal or illegal drugs or watch R-Rated, profanity laden, violent movies and television show are guity of child abuse. Children are exposed to that filth daily and it is socially acceptable. Hitting a child whether you call it a spanking is wrong. How would some of you adults like to be spanked for coming to work late, speeding, or not paying your bills on time? Even convicted felons or child molesters are not spanked. What is this obsession with spanking a child? It just sounds like bullying. Pick on someone your own size.

Martinez
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Martinez 03/27/12 - 05:57 am
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I ate plenty of soap as a

I ate plenty of soap as a child, mostly from school, not even my parents. When my kids were younger, I even asked our pediatrician if it was safe as I wanted to know my options. Pediatrician agreed, no harm .... in occasional and small amounts of course.

OhWell
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OhWell 03/27/12 - 06:46 am
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Beating a child produces the

Beating a child produces the mentality that it is OK to get physical with others. If your parent hit you then it is OK to hit others. There are much better ways to disipline than physical.

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