Janet Tinoco, 50, told Orlando detectives that she recently learned that Michel Pollard, whom she had adopted from Mexico, was placing insecticide in her food.Is anyone upset that her other two kids are identified as being her biological children?
The adopted mother, Tinoco said that over the past year her health had deteriorated and she learned recently from doctors that traces of arsenic were found in her blood. Pollard later confessed during a therapy to putting insecticide in Tinoco’s food.
Pollard, who attends Good Shepherd Catholic School and is in 7th grade, was placed in a secure juvenile facility on August 13.
Tinoco said tests were being done on her other two biological children to determine whether or not they too were poisoned.
I wonder how long ago she adopted the girl; how old was the child when adopted? Neighbors said they adopted her "years back" and "even sent her to private school." Catholic School according to the report I read.
I wonder why they have different last names?
And, FOX News reports: "If a charge is brought against the girl, it likely would be for felony poisoning. Because she is adopted, she can not be deported." !
Was this child torn from "the only family she has ever known"...a fact we only seem to bemoan as a society when they are being taken from unrelated strangers to their natural parents but never in reverse!
My heart is with this Mexican child until we learn the details. A child doesn't do harm like this for no reason...and why did the mother make a police issue of it and not just a matter for family therapy and help for the child??