Mom charged with aggravated child neglect

Posted at 8:09 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 23:53:03-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) — Sinead St. Omer was accused of starving her 5-month-old baby to death back in 2013, and now she's facing more charges after being accused of mistreating yet another - one of her children.

A grand jury says Omer is likely guilty of of aggravated child abuse.

The 2013 child neglect charges against Omer had ended in a mistrial. But it was in a court hearing related to those charges where these newer charges from last year were brought up.

The Davidson County Grand Jury signed a true bill back in December 2018 charging Omer with two counts of Aggravated Child Neglect -- one involving the infliction of torture against her 10-month-old daughter -- that's a different daughter than from her earlier charges.

These charges stem from what Omer is said to have done to her daughter at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The Daily News Journal reports that Omer took her daughter to the hospital, and when medical staff became suspicious, they took her to a room wired with surveillance cameras.

The video shows Omer shoving a spoon down her daughter's throat to induce vomiting, and used a drink to smear it around to make it look like she had vomited more, and it was during the court hearing Thursday where it was revealed that Omer had searched online for how to raise a baby's blood pressure, among other searches.

Omer now will face her new charges in Nashville in addition to the others in Rutherford County.

Omer's 10-month-old, and another one of her children are in the care of a family member tonight.