GAS CITY, IND. (WPTA21) – If you have children, you know they can be a handful.
But what can a 10-year-old girl do that is so outrageous that she can push her stepmother to the brink
We spoke with experts to better understand this horrible tragedy and whether the woman shows any warning signs before time.
"If anyone survives this, what will be your first clue? You will look for the child. You would not behave as you do not care. I mean, I'm not saying anything too bad, but it just doesn't make sense, "says neighbor Sunny Osborne.
Nothing makes sense about Skyle Carmack's death, especially about Osborne, who says 34-year-old Amanda Carmack seems to have been ripped off by the frenzy
"Why wouldn't you go out looking for your stepdaughter? What if it was one of her children? I would look. Even if it wasn't my child, I would look," she says.
Carmack posts several times a week on his Facebook page, but never for the fact that Skylea is missing.
And the community that turned up at times to search for the missing girl has now included Karmak, posting hateful messages on its entire page, including what it says: "We spent hours searching for Skylea on Sunday while you were sitting and you posted, everything is fine in your world. You are a disgusting monster and I am truly suffering to learn that you did it. "
From Facebook posts on Facebook, it seems that her husband was often out of town for work, leaving up to seven children in their care from the age of 1
Carmack also posted several times about this, having depression and dealing with a child who is a handful by saying, "I'm at the end of the rope with this."
Forensic psychologist Dr. Stephen Ross says that overeating with sleep and support can proves to be unbearable.
"This is not just one factor, it is a merger of many factors. You just don't see one thing that says I'm going to kill you. And then you can be psychotic, then you get in touch and then you do it. You may find yourself killing your child, "he says."
"It's never good to take down your anger and powerlessness against a child," says Di Schindrovski of SCAN or "Stop Child Abuse and Neglect. "
says Shindrovsky, she sees how overwhelming it would be to care for seven children.
" I do not agree with her Facebook posts. My sadness is that she did not turn for help. Or none of her friends at
She says one of the worst things to come from Karmak's arrest is an accusation that other children will have to deal with it. the end of their lives.
Experts say if you are struggling you will not be ashamed to ask for help.
You can call your police department, fire department. or even 911.
Stop child abuse and Neglect also works with agencies in 34 counties.
Call 1-800-752-7116, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.