Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Patrick Nicholas Lerch found 'dead at meth house', tragic life of a 17 month old baby

Tragic details are emerging in the death of a 17-month old boy who was found unresponsive in his crib last month at a suspected meth house.

Police have named the death of Patrick Nicholas Lerch as suspicious.

The toddler was found unresponsive in his crib last month with bruises covering his face; he later died.

His mother, 20-year-old Heather Lerch, has been described as flighty and fickle, caring for her son one day, hating him the next, and putting priorities on her looks rather than her maternal responsibilities.

‘She just really didn’t know how to act in a relationship. Patrick was not a priority,’ Patrick’s paternal grandmother Betty Caskey told the Akron Beacon Journal. Read More