Mother accused of poisoning toddler with salt

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HOUSTON, TX – Katie Alice Ripstra has been charged with injury to a child for poisoning her toddler for more than two years according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. She was allegedly feeding her daughter liquid salt through a tube.

The girl, who’s now 4-years-old was pumped so full of sodium she suffered brain damage. Ripstra is out on $30,000 bail, her daughter is no longer in her custody and said to be doing well.

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