munchausen : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)
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- Munchausen By Proxy: Mother Smothers Daughter To Get Attention
Minneapolis, MN – A young Minnesota mother has been arrested in what authorities are alleging is a child abuse and murder case stemming from Munchausen by proxy. Police believe 25-year-old Ashleigh Jennifer Casey, possibly suffering from Munchausen by proxy, smothered her own infant daughter in order to get the attention of doctors. As a result,... Read more » Munchausen By Proxy: Mother ...
July 17, 2013 - The Inquisitr
- Did Farmington mom kill baby for attention?
A woman from Farmington, possibly suffering from Munchausen by Proxy, also is accused of trying to kill her baby daughter last year.
July 17, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune