Father Arrested After Feeding Infant Child Bleach

February 19, 2013  |  

From The Grio

A 2-month-old baby is recovering after authorities said her father added bleach to her baby formula.

Ocala Police Department Sgt. Michael Summer said Carron Washington, 20, fed Caelynn Washington bleach because he heard it could help with the baby’s congestion.

According to a police report, the child’s mother went into the child’s room after she heard her crying, and the child spit up a clear liquid that smelled like bleach. She called 911, and the child was taken to the hospital.

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  • IllyPhilly

    Why does his snide look in the picture say he did that intentionally?

  • Patricia

    Dummy, Dummy, Dummy BIG DUMMY!

  • JaneJane

    I’m sorry guys but look at his physical affect and listen to his speech pattern…he may have been in a class of less than 10 (if you know what I mean). NO excuses but he may have documentation of his “specialness”.

  • kierah

    Honestly my grandpa used to drink kerosene and sugar for a cough. He might have heard some backwoods stuff like that from an older relative and ran with it.

    • IllyPhilly

      True. I’ve heard some weird old school stories along those lines as well.

  • Sagittarius81

    My daughter had her first cold at 6 months old and I took her to her pediatrician for advice on how to get rid of it. This damn fool could have done the same thing, but I’m assuming he gave her bleach on purpose trying to kill the baby. Anyone ever tell me putting mixing bleach with formula clears congestion, I’m calling the cops on them because they’re out of their friggin mind1

    • Sol Rothstein

      Well don’t be too hard on this KID he is 20. Really the fault is on his age. It’s a case of stupidity, more than anything.

      • sweettea

        Yeah that’s crap. My husband and I had our first child at 20 and 21. When we were in doubt we took her to a doctor

        • Sagittarius81

          Thank you!

      • Live_in_LDN

        mmmm most 5 year olds are taught the bleach under the sinki is a no-no. It is not an age thing at all.

      • Sagittarius81

        My cousin is 17 and he’s a father himself, even he knows damn well not to feed his daughter bleach to clear a congestion. Even my 5 year old daughter knows what’s under the sink in the cabinet is not juice.

      • Natasha T

        Sweetie, just because he’s 20 don’t mean he’s allowed to be stupid, my 3 year old knows that bleach is not a juice. I had my first child at 16 and back then I know not to feed a baby bleach to clear a congestion! I still think this guy tried to kill his baby, no 20 year olds can’t be this stupid to think bleach can clear a nose congestion.

      • Aaliyah Noelle

        Don’t have kids please. Age has nothing to do with it. COMMON SENSE would tell you this is wrong. I’m 18 , no kids, and i know not to give a baby or ANYONE bleach to drink “cus it clears up a cold.”

      • Aaliyah Noelle

        Don’t have kids please. Age has nothing to do with it. COMMON SENSE would tell you this is wrong. I’m 18 , no kids, and i know not to give a baby or ANYONE bleach to drink “cus it clears up a cold.”

  • Aaliyah Noelle

    Omg… How in the hell could you be that DUMB?! who laid down and had a child w/ this fool? She’s just as guilty as he is bc surely she knew this guys IQ was low as hell. She had to know he was not mentally capable of caring for another life. Hope the baby is OK! Like i always say,”JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN HAVE KIDS DOESNT MEAN YOU SHOULD.”

  • Reese

    TF!?!? I’ve heard some country remedies in my day. But bleach, bleach!?!? Something about this story does not sound right. I don’t care what dude says.

  • Natasha T

    More like he tried to kill his baby. Whoever told him that feeding a baby bleach clears congestion needs to be in jail too and beaten there!

  • JOSH

    Dude are you stupid!!!!!! What the hell!!! Someone should give this a hole some bleach. I hope and pray that the baby recovers.

  • tikkit30

    this person is a fool! what in the world is going on with these silly a$% people, Bleach! really!!

  • Candacey Doris

    The sad thing is he could be that dumb. I’ve never before wished for someone to be malicious rather than stupid before.