Lake Cushman, Washington I know better than to “read more” on a child abuse story. I really do. As anyone who’s read me for a long time knows, I hate these stories but believe in exposing the monsters who prey upon them. I’m just not the person for the writing job. They affect me deeply and once I get sucked in, I become so consumed with what the hell drives adults to do these things that I end up writing them. And I would have looked over this story with hope someone else would pick it up had it not been for the picture of this darling little girl and the words, “slashed throat”. And after reading about a dozen police accounts, mother’s statement, and probable cause report, I was so disgusted and sucked in that I had to tell little 5-year-old Clare Louise Shelwell’s story.
On vacation with her mother, sister, and stepprick Peter Wilson, an argument over discipline (between adults) ensued sparking the most tragic and extreme “solution”.
Police state they initially received the report of an 18-year-old with an accidental cut which was quickly amended to a child…and no accident. When they arrived, paramedics were already on-scene and Clare was lying on her back in a pool of blood, the knife present, with a nearly decapitated head. Her throat had been slashed.
Clare’s mother stated she and Peter had been arguing in their vacation rental when her resourceful hubby decided to exert his authority and took Clare downstairs to the kitchen. It was only after this “diagnosed” bi-polar assfuck slashed the 5-year-old’s throat, that Sarah Wilson heard screams and ran down to find her baby holding her throat, dying on the floor…with the famous words of Peter ringing in her head telling her, “not to worry” and that he would “take care of things.” Well, one thing’s for sure. He sure as fuck did.
Police found Peter Wilson outside the rental, covered in blood and sitting on a swing in the gazebo. He admitted to his involvement and was arrested without incident.
As if the actual murder of a child isn’t horrific enough, the recurring theme of “bi-polar” is. I don’t give a fiddlyfuck what ailments an adult has – it makes my pussy sick to see the mainstream media using this as some form of excuse. In a letter written to and published in the Vancouver Sun, it doesn’t sound like Sarah Wilson is willing to use this mental deficiency as an excuse for the hidden monster she married. At the time of the publishing of the letter, Peter Wilson had not been formally charged so the news organization redacted his name. Sarah didn’t have a problem stating that shit though. She called the fucker out as any mother should.
Let’s hope the judicial system sees this as one of the most god-awful acts committed against a child. Let’s hope Sarah gains the strength to take the stand and describe the screams emitting from her little Clare as this child clutched her neck and fell to the cold hard floor and died in a pool of her own blood. Let’s hope the jury gets to be sickened by the crime scene photos of a once precious child who’s head was damn-near severed by a knife-wielding motherfucker with zero ability to deal with children being children. And finally, let’s hope the punishment is painful followed by a quick death for this 29-year-old.
Here’s an excerpt from the 911 call placed by Sarah Wilson, a nurse…
Wilson:”My daughter’s throat has just been cut. I need you to come right now! I can’t stop the bleeding.”
911 operator: “OK, what’s the address?”
Wilson: “I don’t know. Near Cushman Lake. I don’t know! I don’t know where!”
911 operator: “Ma’am, you need to calm down and give me an address, or we can’t come.”
Wilson: “North Cushman Lake- she’s bleeding so much, I can’t stop it. Oh, my God! Oh, my God…Oh my God, my baby.”
911 operator: “Keep pressure on it, please.”
Wilson: “You have to come right now.”
911 operator: “Ma’am, we’re getting people en route right now, OK? … Hang on. We’re dispatching the fire department right now.”
Wilson: (panting) “You have to come now, please.”
911 operator: “Ma’am, they are. Please keep pressure on that wound. Don’t take anything off of it.”
Wilson: “Oh, my God, please. I don’t think she’s breathing.”
Wilson tried to calm down enough to explain to the 911 operator what had just happened.
911 operator: “How did this happen?”
Wilson: “My husband took a knife to her throat.”
911 operator: “Your husb- purposely?”
911 operator: “Where is he now?”
Wilson: “He’s here, but he’s away from her.”
911 operator: “Does he still have the weapon, ma’am?”
Wilson: “No, he does not.”
911 operator: “OK, where is the weapon?”
Wilson: “It’s on the floor in the kitchen – where I am, not where he is.”
911 operator: “OK, where is he in the house?”
Wilson: “He’s sitting in the next room, but he’s pretty docile right now.”
911 operator: “OK, why is he so docile?”
Wilson: “Probably because he’s in shock over what he just did.”
Wilson: “She is not breathing.”
911 operator: “OK, then you’re going to get her some air. Is there anybody else there who can hold that bandage on while you tilt the head back and give her CPR?”
Wilson: “Yeah, but I’m going to have to keep the phone down.”
911 operator: “OK, just keep it as close to you as you can, and let me know what’s going on.”
Wilson: “Nothing is getting through to her chest. When I breathe through her mouth, it is all exiting out through the gash in her throat.”
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