This is incredibly sad.
A four-month-old baby boy named Gabriel McFarland was killed by his 17-year-old father Drew James Weehler-Smith after the mother Markeya Atkins left the child in his care.
The horrific incident happened on April 22nd in Des Moines, Iowa, and what's worse is that the teenage mother had initially given the child up for adoption, but changed her mind later on.
Rachel and Heidi McFarland had taken care of the child until March, and only learned of his awful demise from watching the news on television. Iowa law allows a parent to
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