This Mom Had Suspicions About Her Ex’s Girlfriend. Then She Found Out Her Boy Had Been Abused

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Image: Twitter/Erica Hammell
Image: Twitter/Erica Hammell

The woman left in charge of baby Wyatt was Rachel Edwards, the new partner of Hammell’s ex-husband. As the couple had joint custody of Wyatt, he would have to spend time with Edwards, away from his mother’s watchful eye.

Image: Facebook/Erica Hammell
Image: Facebook/Erica Hammell

Hammell already had her suspicions about Edwards’ personality. In fact, she had reportedly even been warned that Edwards might have abused children in the past. However, Hammell had not been able to find any evidence to substantiate those allegations.

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Image: Department of Corrections via Deadline Detroit
Image: Department of Corrections via Deadline Detroit

It wasn’t for a want of trying, though. Indeed, Hammell reportedly scoured all available resources for information about Edwards’ past. Yet although Hammell couldn’t find any incriminating evidence, her one-year-old son ended up in the Children’s Hospital of Michigan after being in Edwards’ care. And his injuries were so severe that he was treated by the doctors there for almost two months.

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