Mom Kills Baby for Disrupting Facebook Time

Who knew that FarmVille could lead a mom to murder.

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Admitted murderer Alexandra Tobias

Fresh from our "Has the world gone mad?" file, a north Florida mother has pleaded guilty to shaking her baby to death after the boy's crying interrupted her game on Facebook. Alexandra V. Tobias pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Wednesday and remains jailed. The Florida Times-Union reports that she told investigators she was angered because the boy was crying while she was playing the game FarmVille. The paper also reports that she told investigators she shook the boy, smoked a cigarette to compose herself and then shook him again. We can't even fathom killing your kid because he interrupted your Facebook time. Clearly she isn't wrapped too tight. Tobias will be sentenced in December. Shaking our heads sadly over here at The Root.

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