Horrifying picture on Facebook leads to arrest of Virginia woman

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SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Virginia - Hanging decorations around Halloween time is normal, but one picture of a 14-month-old boy hanging by his twisted t-shirt has led to the arrest of the toddler's mother, Alexis Breeden, 18.

Investigators said they heard from numerous people who were horrified to see a picture on social media of boy dangling in the air from a door frame.Boy dangles from hook

“We had it assigned to a criminal investigation detective through the child victim unit. When she responded, she did an investigation and found that it wasn’t a nail, it was actually a planter hook that the child was hanging from. But the child was absolutely fine,” Sgt. James Konicki with the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said.

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