Overseas, Dec. 4 - a Colorado woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for child abuse and other crimes. Her 2-year-old son mistakenly took the real pistol in her home as a water gun for drinking water, which eventually led to tragedy.
The 32 year old mother is Melissa Adamson, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. Adamson said that in October 2018, she was talking with her family in the garage, and then suddenly heard the gunshot from her family. It is reported that Adamson was addicted to methamphetamine, because he was threatened by a drug dealer called beast, so he loaded his pistol and left it at home. In addition, there is an axe and some needles in the house, which are within the reach of children.
According to investigators, 2-year-old bloom often drank water from a water gun, which he mistook for his mothers gun when he found it, leading to his own death.
Adamson was sentenced to 12 years in prison for child abuse on December 3. In addition, she was sentenced to two six-year sentences for aiding juvenile delinquency. These sentences will be continued.