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Grape drink death

1 year ago February 06, 2014 Feb 6, 2014 Thursday, February 06 2014 Thursday, February 06, 2014 6:44:11 PM CST in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

SURGIONSVILLE, TENNESSEE- An autopsy shows a five-year-old girl died from being forced to drink more than two liters of grape soda and water and her father and his wife are charged with murder.

Alexa Linboom was brought to a hospital emergency room by her father, blue and unresponsive.

The autopsy showed she had severe brain damage since the massive intake of fluid caused her brain to swell and herniate.

Her father, Randall Vaughn and his wife Mary, are now in jail on half-a-million dollars bond each.

The investigation showed the girl was forced to drink the liquids over a one to two hour period as punishment.

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