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    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...rother-remains
    Abandoned children found living in Texas apartment with brother’s remains


    The skeletal remains of a child and three surviving siblings who appear to have been abandoned have been found inside an apartment in the Houston area of Texas, US.

    One of the children, a 15-year-old, called the Harris county sheriff’s office on Sunday afternoon and told authorities that his nine-year-old brother had been dead for a year and the body was inside the apartment, the office said in a statement.



    Deputies responded and found the teenager and two other siblings aged 10 and seven living alone in the apartment, said the Harris county sheriff, Ed Gonzalez. The other child’s skeletal remains were also located.

    “It appears that the remains had been there for an extended period of time. And I emphasise extended,” Gonzalez said.

    The sheriff said it also appeared the surviving children were “fending for each other”, with the oldest caring for the younger two. It was unclear whether any were attending school.

    The younger children appeared malnourished and had physical injuries, the statement said. All three were taken to a hospital to be assessed and treated.

    The mother of the children and her boyfriend were later located, authorities said. Both were being questioned.

    Neighbours expressed shock and disbelief when they learned about the children. Kayla Williams told the Houston Chronicle she had two children but did not plan to tell them what happened. “I don’t need to put this in their heads,” she said. “This is crazy.”


    One does wonder why no one in an apartment block noticed anything. That the mother "and her boyfriend" have been located raises some serious questions.



    "It ain't necessarily so
    The things that you're liable
    To read in the Bible
    It ain't necessarily so
    ."

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    Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

  • #2
    You seem to have a fascination for all things Texas, and a particular fascination with tragedy.

    This is an apartment complex, CityParc II at West Oaks Apartments, near the Beltway in Houston. There are MANY of these types of buildings where there is a very dense population, and, for the most part, people in them seem to do the best they can to ignore other tenants in these buildings.

    Truly sad.
    The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
      You seem to have a fascination for all things Texas, and a particular fascination with tragedy.
      It came up on my news feed [I read the Guardian] along with other links that included a recent archaeological find, a comment by Greta Thunberg, and a very difficult Led Zeppelin track that they refused to play live.

      Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
      This is an apartment complex, CityParc II at West Oaks Apartments, near the Beltway in Houston. There are MANY of these types of buildings where there is a very dense population, and, for the most part, people in them seem to do the best they can to ignore other tenants in these buildings.

      Truly sad.
      Thank you for the comments on the district and we agree it is a tragic situation.

      "It ain't necessarily so
      The things that you're liable
      To read in the Bible
      It ain't necessarily so
      ."

      Sportin' Life
      Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post
        It came up on my news feed [I read the Guardian] along with other links that included a recent archaeological find, a comment by Greta Thunberg, and a very difficult Led Zeppelin track that they refused to play live.

        Thank you for the comments on the district and we agree it is a tragic situation.
        Why would anybody care what the little snit thinks or says?

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        The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

          Why would anybody care what the little snit thinks or says?

          greta.jpg
          Attempt to troll a thread duly noted.
          "It ain't necessarily so
          The things that you're liable
          To read in the Bible
          It ain't necessarily so
          ."

          Sportin' Life
          Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

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          • #6

            Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post
            Attempt to troll a thread duly noted.


            YOU are the one who brought the little darling up!

            The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post




              YOU are the one who brought the little darling up!
              I also mentioned archaeological finds and Led Zeppelin.

              Could you not think of an abusive remark to offer about either of those?
              "It ain't necessarily so
              The things that you're liable
              To read in the Bible
              It ain't necessarily so
              ."

              Sportin' Life
              Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post

                I also mentioned archaeological finds and Led Zeppelin.

                Could you not think of an abusive remark to offer about either of those?
                "Abusive remark"? Wait.... you think Greta is a legitimate authority on ANYTHING????
                The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

                  "Abusive remark"? Wait.... you think Greta is a legitimate authority on ANYTHING????
                  What I think is immaterial on the woman/girl.

                  "It ain't necessarily so
                  The things that you're liable
                  To read in the Bible
                  It ain't necessarily so
                  ."

                  Sportin' Life
                  Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post

                    I also mentioned archaeological finds and Led Zeppelin.

                    Could you not think of an abusive remark to offer about either of those?
                    I assume the LZ song in question is the notorious "Four Sticks" from Led Zeppelin IV. Bonham remarked about the difficulties of trying to play it live several times, but they did do it...



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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post

                      What I think is immaterial on the woman/girl.
                      That never prevents you from posting on anything else.
                      The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by rogue06 View Post

                        I assume the LZ song in question is the notorious "Four Sticks" from Led Zeppelin IV. Bonham remarked about the difficulties of trying to play it live several times, but they did do it...



                        Takes 50 seconds to get going
                        According to my link they only attempted it live a few times.
                        "It ain't necessarily so
                        The things that you're liable
                        To read in the Bible
                        It ain't necessarily so
                        ."

                        Sportin' Life
                        Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post
                          Thank you for the comments on the district and we agree it is a tragic situation.
                          What's even more tragic is that these same types of apartment complexes are often found to contain MANY individuals crammed into one apartment in either a sex trafficking operation or illegal immigrant staging.

                          There's a tendency, as I said, for people in such areas to "not see" what's around them.

                          By the way, since you seem focused on the Red State of Texas, perhaps it would be worth noting that this is a very heavily Democrat area of Texas.

                          The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                          • #14
                            [QUOTE=Cow Poke;n1317100]

                            What's even more tragic is that these same types of apartment complexes are often found to contain MANY individuals crammed into one apartment in either a sex trafficking operation or illegal immigrant staging.

                            There's a tendency, as I said, for people in such areas to "not see" what's around them.

                            Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
                            By the way, since you seem focused on the Red State of Texas, perhaps it would be worth noting that this is a very heavily Democrat area of Texas.
                            [sarcasm intended] Well of course no law-abiding and God fearing Republicans would ever tolerate such goings on!



                            "It ain't necessarily so
                            The things that you're liable
                            To read in the Bible
                            It ain't necessarily so
                            ."

                            Sportin' Life
                            Porgy & Bess, DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post
                              [[sarcasm intended] Well of course no law-abiding and God fearing Republicans would ever tolerate such goings on!
                              Sarcasm may have been the intent, but stupidity was the offering.

                              Houston, though maybe not officially a "sanctuary city" has very lax enforcement of laws having to do with illegals, and that is where a lot of the sex trafficking and human smuggling comes in. People tend to ignore "weirdnesses" in apartment complexes, and even many neighborhoods, because it's so common.

                              In areas where we actually believe in law enforcement, not so much.
                              The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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