Kirstie Flood Biography — Wiki
Kirstie Flood is a Georgia babysitter who is reportedly charged with murdering a toddler who was found allegedly beaten to death earlier this month has a history of violence and drug use, according to a report. She is from Smyrna, Georgia.
Flood was charged in five separate incidents by the time she was 21, including for battery, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Her most recent arrest had been in November 2012, when police pulled her over and found her in possession of drugs, according to the report.
Kirstie Flood Age
Kirstie Flood is 29 years old.
Kirstie Flood charged with the murder of a 2-year-old
The babysitter of a 2-year-old Georgia girl was charged with murder after police determined the girl was beaten to death and was not hurt in an accidental fall as her caretaker claimed, police said. Kirstie Flood was arrested after an autopsy revealed the abuse, Sandy Springs Police said in a statement.
The girl died at the hospital after being found unconscious in her apartment on December 9. Flood was taking care of the toddler, police said.
Flood did internet searches for “what type of people enjoy abusing other people’s children” and “what does it mean to have a sudden urge to beat a child that’s not yours,” according to an arrest warrant obtained by WSB-TV.
Police did not identify the victim, but the family confirmed to CBS affiliate WGCL-TV the girl’s name is Fallon Fridley. The family of the little girl told the station Flood was a longtime trusted friend of the family for years.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral expenses.
What we know so far
Kirstie Flood told investigators the girl hit her head on a slide at a park and didn’t wake up, according to the warrant.
The baby, identified in local reports as Fallon Fridley, died at a local hospital after she fell unconscious on Dec. 9 while Flood was babysitting. Officials said they received a call for “an unresponsive child inside an apartment on Monterey Parkway in Sandy Springs.”
An autopsy determined Fallon had “suffered severe injuries that resulted in her death during her care by the suspect,” police added.
Flood described to investigators how they were at a playground when Fallon hit her head on a slide and never woke up, according to an arrest warrant obtained by WSB-TV.
But medical examiners found Fallon suffered “a massive skull fracture” and injuries to her colon, spleen and liver.
According to the newspaper, Flood had babysat for the family since August.
Police announced Tuesday that Flood was charged with two counts of felony murder and one count each of malice murder.