Houston, TX (The Weekly Vice) - Deby Mejia, a 23-year-old Houston woman has been jailed after she allegedly beat her 10-year-old sister unconscious for eating Cheetos.
According to police, Mejia began caring for her 10-year-old sister after their mother was deported to Honduras.
Investigators say the teen went to a neighbor's apartment October 11 and returned with a bag of Cheetos while Mejia was at the store.
When Mejia returned and saw the girl eating Cheetos, she exploded into a rage and began beating the girl with an extension cord.
Mejia then grabbed the teen by the hair and began slamming her head against the floor until she fell unconscious. Mejia then began kicking the her sister as she lay on the floor.
When detectives questioned Mejia about the incident, she admitted to kicking the girl, but didn't think she had done anything wrong. She went on to tell detectives that she resents her younger sister and wished that she hadn't been born.
An investigation was launched after school officials noticed that the victim had sustained bumps and bruises to her head, arms and legs. The victim told investigators that she was contemplating suicide.
Mejia was booked into the Harris County Jail and charged with felony injury to a child. Her bond has been set at $60,000.
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