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From: Sewhappie
Date: 06-23-2007, 09:11 PM (1 of 6)
It's a very sad day here in NE Ohio. Around 3:30PM today they found the body of Jessie Davis and her unborn baby girl. It was located about 20 miles north of her home here in Summit County in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. They have arrested the "boyfriend" and charged him with 2 counts of murder.
What is really sad is that DH and I where about 2 miles away from the site where they located her and we didn't even know it. We had gone to a farm in the valley that sells fresh produce just wanted to enjoy the day out before the "HEAT" comes back this week.
Please keep Jessie's family and her 2 yr old son Blake in your prayers.
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From: jwright
Date: 06-24-2007, 10:01 AM (2 of 6)
That story is so sad. I've been hopiong and praying that the two of them would turn up alive. I was also hoping that they were wrong about the DNA tests on the other child that was left on the foorstep--I was hoping it was hers.

I hope that Blake, the other little boy, gets to remember his mom as a great person. I hope he understands later in life that he had nothing to do with it and he should not blame himself for what has gone on. If his father didn't want to be a father, he should have made that clear and given up rights and everything to him. It seems to me that the father just didn't want another kid..
User: jwright
Member since: 12-28-2006
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From: Bama
Date: 06-24-2007, 04:12 PM (3 of 6)
So very sad. :sad:
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From: MotherInLaw
Date: 06-25-2007, 03:37 AM (4 of 6)
Very Sad reminds me of the Lacy Petersen case. If they don't want the baby or the women leave them don't murder them. I think they freak out and then do this but what a waste. I don't think I could kill some one if they were trying to kill me. Taking someones life is right up there in the top ten and it's not in me to do something like that and makes me wonder how someone could do such a thing. What kind of evil is in a person to do this. :nervous:
I'm regressing back into my youth, I just have to figure out how I'm going to convience my body to come along with me.
User: MotherInLaw
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From: jwright
Date: 06-25-2007, 09:12 AM (5 of 6)
What kind of evil is in a person to do this. :nervous:

There are so many people out there who think that they need to dominate their significant other. I hate to admit that I remotely understand but I do. My x-husband thought that he "owned" me in a sense and he could and would walk all over me. He did a great job of having me in fear of my life. I moved, and forgot to tell him where I moved to (and left while he was at work). He tried to find me one day but was unsuccessful... For some reason he thought that if he couldn't have me, no one could. Apparently he thought I was one of his possessions (and I ran away). Some people don't have the means or know-how to get out of these things.

I've always feared that he will be back. He is now re-married (and I feel for that new girl) and I am about to be married again. But I will never outgrow the fears.
User: jwright
Member since: 12-28-2006
Total posts: 96
From: paroper
Date: 06-25-2007, 09:29 AM (6 of 6)
It was a very sad day indeed. I don't think the police ever expected to find her alive after the little boy told them that his Mommy was hurt. "Mommy is in the rug". He probably told them a whole lot more too. It is even more sad that a child that age saw that kind of violence. Good things that 2 year olds tell everything. I hope they can use it in court!

Isn't it strange how we go on our daily lives while terrible things can happen so close to us and we are unaware. I thought of that the first time when I left the hospital after my dad died. It seemed like my life had just fallen apart, and everyone around me was totally unaffected. I'm so sorry for her family and the people who love her. I hope that the little boy is well taken care of and if the boyfriend did this, they can prove it.

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User: paroper
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