January 27, 2010
Warm Springs, GA (The Weekly Vice) - Lynn Middlebrooks, a 38-year-old Georgia woman was jailed Friday after she allegedly forced her son to kill his pet hamster for getting a bad grade in school.
According to the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office, Middlebrook forced her 12-year-old son to murder his pet hamster with a hammer after he brought home a bad grade in school.
Investigators say the boy told a teacher at school about the incident, who in turn contacted the Division of Family and Child Services. DFCS then contacted police.
Middlebrook was booked into the Meriwether County Jail on charges of animal cruelty, child cruelty and battery.
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