A Georgia woman, 38 year-old Lynn Middlebrooks Geter of Warm Springs (as shown in the picture above), is in jail because police say she "forced her son to kill his pet hamster with a hammer as punishment for bad grades". According to the Sheriff of Meriwether County the 12 year-old boy told his teacher about the incident who reported it to the Division of Family and Child Services, who then reported it to the police. The Sheriff's office stated that she remained in the Meriwether County jail Friday. Lynn Middlebrooks Geter faces one charge of battery, animal cruelty, and child cruelty.
Information & Picture Courtesy of: wtnh.com
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