I don't know why this case doesn't get more attention. But I aim to change that.
Everything about this case pisses me off and makes me want to puke.
I think I'll have to add a new hobby to my profile. "Photography, playing my congas, doing everything I can to make sure that John and Caleb Horner get sent to a 'pound me in the ass' prison to rot until they die of ass cancer and septic shock."
The following background was from reporting done by KMBC.
"Misty Horner died on Jan. 9, apparently of septic shock. The month before, she had delivered a stillborn child in her Lee’s Summit home.
“Misty had contractions from Saturday all the way through to Friday,” Moore said. “A whole week.”
At the end of that week, on Friday, Dec. 1, the baby came out breach and was hanging out backward, caught at the neck, Moore said.
“(Caleb) didn’t know what the heck he’s doing — he has no medical training, he’s not a doctor, he doesn’t know what he’s doing. He takes the scissors and cuts her and performs an episiotomy. The baby finally comes out, and the baby’s dead,” Moore said.
After that, she said her friend became ill suffering from septic shock.
“The medical examiner told Caleb, ‘Caleb I understand your beliefs. All it will take is an antibiotic and Misty will be OK,’ and Caleb said no,” Moore said.
A month later, Misty Horner died."
This all happened seven fucking months ago. Seven months in which the Lee's Summit Police Department has been dragging it's feet, covering it's ass and doing everything it possibly could to protect one of its own who is clearly guilty of practicing medicine without a license, spousal abuse and, in my humble opinion, manslaughter and possibly even pre-meditated murder. With his brother John as an accomplice and co-conspiritor.
Only now, have prosecutors gotten involved. From The Kansas City Star:
"Prosecutors have taken up the investigation into the death of a policeman’s wife who refused medical treatment as she battled infection following the still-born delivery of her baby.
A spokesman for Jackson County Prosecutor Jim Kanatzar said today that the office was reviewing the deaths of Misty Horner and her baby, Sydney, but declined to comment further.
That acknowledgement comes after police spent more than seven months investigating the deaths. The case generated widespread interest because the Horner family shunned medical attention as part of their religious beliefs, and because of Caleb Horner’s position as a Lee’s Summit police officer.
Misty Horner, 30, died Jan. 9 in their home. A month earlier, she delivered her stillborn daughter, Sydney Kay. Over that month, several family members and friends visited with Misty Horner, and have told The Star that they noticed her weakening health. Some say they pleaded with Horner and her husband to go to the hospital. But the couple continually refused, citing their religious beliefs, they said.
Police were called to the home Dec. 31 on reports that Misty Horner was “very sick” and possibly dying. She refused aid from paramedics.
A Missouri death certificate lists her cause of death as blood poisoning and infection that spread to her heart and uterus following the stillborn delivery.
The Mansfields (Misty's parents -XO) have said they felt that their daughter was brainwashed and that someone should be held accountable.
“You can say that your religious belief is to throw a baby into a volcano as human sacrifice,” Darrell Mansfield said. “But that doesn’t make it legal.”"
The Horners are a bunch of backwater, trailer-trash, hillbilly fucktards whose cultish religious beliefs are killing people. They, and anyone else in the Lee's Summit Police Department or City Government who in any way helped to cover Horner asses, need to be dragged in front of the courts and held accountable for the blood on their hands.
I have LOTS of questions that I'm hoping some of my readers can help answer. This is one time when I actually ENCOURAGE anonymous commentors. All I ask is that you cite sources if possible and help us get some justice done.
Q1: Who the fuck is John Horner?
Q2: Where did John Horner get his religious instruction?
Q3: Is this "Horner Cult" a subset of some recognizable religious denomination? Seventh Day Adventists? Christian Scientists? Jehovah's Witnesses? Mormons? Does anybody know?
Q4: If the "Horner Cult" IS affiliated with a more mainstream denomination, what is that denominations position on the "Horner Cult"? Do they endorse it, embrace it, condemn it? What?
Q5: Where, exactly, is this "church" in eastern Jackson County? I might be interested in attending a service. Maybe they can save my soul from eternal damnation. Shouldn't saving sinners be a larger calling than secrecy? I'm a sinner. Send me an invitation, John. I would LOVE to hear you preach!
Q6: Does this "Horner Cult" have some other name? What do they call themselves?
Q7: How many members does this "church" have?
Q8: Does this "church" enjoy tax exempt status? Isn't that public information?
Q9: Only the teachings about avoiding ACTUAL, PROVEN, SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL CARE in favor of some wacked out cop with a pair of scissors and a prayer have come to light in the news. What other interesting teachings might we find interesting? Enlighten us, John Horner. Come forth and share your divine wisdom!
Q10: How can people be so fucking stupid?
If my younger brother came to me and told me he had received some sort of instruction from God and that me and my family should do whatever he says...I would bitch-slap that ignorant fucker, steal his wallet and kick him into rush hour traffic.
I just have NO PATIENCE and ZERO TOLERANCE for ignorant, superstitious, mystical, supernatural, mind-controlling, domineering, abusive, controlling BULLSHIT! Whether it somes from The Pope or John Horner. It is all the same.
Let's put these sonsabitches behind bars, where they belong.
If you are as outraged by this case as I am, and if you have any information to share, post a comment or send me an email.
I really, REALLY want to see justice done.