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Mom: I didn't know boy was dead until smell set in

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http://news.yahoo.com/mom-didnt-know-boy-dead-until-smell-set-202755617.html

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The mother of an 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of their home said Saturday she didn't know he had died until noticing the smell.

Kimberly Tutko said her husband was the primary caretaker of their mentally disabled son, and he waited several days to tell her the boy had died, Pennlive.com (http://bit.ly/1rXiJbV ) reported. Police were called to the home Friday and found the boy's body.

Police charged Jarrod Tutko, 38, on Saturday with child endangerment, concealing the death of a child and abuse of a corpse. Court records do not list an attorney for him.

Harrisburg police said in a statement that Tutko informed his wife about the death of their son, Jarrod Tutko Jr., "when the odor of decomposition became too strong."

It's not clear how the boy died. An autopsy is scheduled for next week.

The couple's five other children were placed in protective custody.

Kimberly Tutko told Pennlive she understands people will find it difficult to believe she did not know her son was dead.

She said her son was severely mentally disabled and often difficult to control. He would rip up the flooring and carpeting of his bedroom, smear his feces on the floor and walls, and refuse to wear a diaper, she said.

He lived on the third floor and was primarily cared for by his father, while she looked after another disabled child who requires round-the-clock care and stays on the second floor, she said.

"My daughter relies on me," Kimberly Tutko said. "I take care of her and my husband takes care of Jarrod Jr."

Kimberly Tutko said her husband told her their son died Tuesday.

"I said to him 'Why didn't you say anything?'" she said. "He said he was too afraid to say anything because of other kids in the house."

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Information from: Pennlive.com, http://www.pennlive.com
Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:17 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:17 PM
I couldn't believe it when I read this.
nelliesmommy
by on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:19 PM
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How sad. That poor child.:(
Crazy-Steph
by Ruby Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:20 PM
W..t..f..
Crymsm
by Platinum Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:20 PM
....w....t....f. sounds like they can't take care of a sn kid worth shit. Pathetic excuse of parents if you ask me.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:22 PM
I wonder how he died? How sad
SnoBuny
by Ruby Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:22 PM
How do you go DAYS without seing your kid? The kid didn't come down for dinner, didn't leave his bedroom to play, get a drink...anything? She never checked on him, tucked him in, talked to him? That's crazy!
Browncoat4eva
by Mackenzie on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Wow... poor baby. Poor parents, sounds like they were overwhelmed. 


Browncoat4eva
by Mackenzie on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:24 PM

This is what I was thinking-- the kid is in the same house, how do you not see him for days and not notice?

Quoting SnoBuny: How do you go DAYS without seing your kid? The kid didn't come down for dinner, didn't leave his bedroom to play, get a drink...anything? She never checked on him, tucked him in, talked to him? That's crazy!


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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:25 PM
That was my thought, I mean it says dad handle son, and mom handled daughter. But still you never even check on your son? I don't see how.

Quoting SnoBuny: How do you go DAYS without seing your kid? The kid didn't come down for dinner, didn't leave his bedroom to play, get a drink...anything? She never checked on him, tucked him in, talked to him? That's crazy!
Larae1990
by Silver Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 7:26 PM
Omg so they just lock them away
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