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Savannah Hardin: gran and step-mother charged with exercising nine-year-old to death

by | 23rd, February 2012

SAVANNAH Hardin, 9, was murdered by her step-mother and grandmother. So say the police in Birmingham, Alabama. (The child’s father was working overseas.)

It is alleged Savannah Hardin was “run to death” for eating sweets. After three hours of enforced exercise, Savannah Hardin was so dehydrated she died.

Todd Entrekin, sheriff of Etowah county, tells media that Savannah had eaten a bar of confectionary on the school bus. He alleges that the girl’s grandmother, Joyce Hardin Garrard, 46, was upset that SAvannah had lied to her about eating the bar. Savannah had a bladder condition. It was claimed the bar could make the illness worse. So. The grandmother and mother punished the child.

Says Jimmie Harp,

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