Police Use Facebook to Tell Mom Her Son Died and She Doesn’t See Message for Weeks

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  1. dawg

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    A Georgia mother is upset not only over
    the death of her 30-year-old son but the method by which she was
    informed he was killed in a car accident. Police attempted to contact
    her through a Facebook message, which she didn’t see for weeks.
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) reported Anna Lamb-Creasey of Clayton County explaining
    that her son, Rickie Lamb, died at 11 p.m. on January 24, but that she
    didn’t find out until February 14. Why? Because the county police sent a
    message via Facebook that landed in her box called “other.†AJC
    continued that Lamb-Creasey said she didn’t open the message because she
    thought it was spam, reading it was from an unknown sender going by
    “Misty Hancock†and it seemed to have a photo of an Atlanta rapper.





    Police Sgt. Kevin Hughes said that the
    investigators did try to reach the family using the traditional methods
    but couldn’t. He noted to AJC that Rickie Lamb’s identification did not
    have contact information for his family.As for the “Misty Hancock†profile,
    Hughes told AJC it’s an account used by the department in
    investigations. He wasn’t sure why it was used in this case.AJC stated that it was Lamb-Creasey’s
    daughter, who also received the message on Facebook, who was the first
    to receive the heartbreaking news after she opened it.“At the end of the day, Facebook helped
    me find my son, but police could have done a better job of finding me,â€
    Lamb-Creasey told AJC. She said acknowledged that she was in the
    process of moving but noted they could have found her at her job.The department apologized to the family, but Lamb-Creasey said the amount of time that lapsed was unacceptable.“It should not have taken 20 days for them to reach me,†she said according to AJC.

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    Did she hit "Like"?
     
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    She didn't miss him for two weeks?!
     
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    Who is going to feed all his animals on Farmville?? :scared:
     
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    Her being traumatized is the basis for her impending lawsuit.......pay no attention to the fact that she had minimal contact with her son.

    .....and for the story itself......

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    As for the “Misty Hancock” profile,
    Hughes told AJC it’s an account used by the department in
    investigations.


    Note to self: Do not try to buy weed from anyone on Facebook named Misty Hancock.
     
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    Facebook message.:facepalm: She got a shit deal there.
    I wonder how many likes it got?:c





    Edit:JWC beat me to the joke:facepalm:
     
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    I haven't been on Fecesbook in over a year.....I wonder if I have any dead relatives I should know about? :bigthink