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Jefferson Parish Sheriff

A Louisiana man was arrested for pretending to be handicapped to trick unsuspecting babysitters into changing his diaper.

Rutledge Deas IV, 31, was arrested on Thursday at his Metairie, Louisiana home after soliciting someone for "alternative therapy." Police say Deas urged the victim to recruit other babysitters to care for him while posing as a person with special needs.

Deas was charged with one count of human trafficking and one count of attempted human trafficking.

He was previously arrested in 2019 for "hiring babysitters who he would pay to change his diaper and treat him like a child." He was subsequently placed on probation in December 2020 after pleading guilty to 4 counts of human trafficking.

Deas apparently has a diaper fetish, also known as adult baby syndrome. People with that affliction wear diapers as a form of sexual gratification.

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Fulton County Sheriff

A Georgia woman has been charged in the brutal beating death of a 2-year-old girl she was babysitting.

Sandy Springs police say Kirstie Hannah Flood, 29, beat little Fallon Fridley to death in the Sandy Springs apartment the toddler shared with her mother, Kristin Fridley Gantt.

Flood was arrested two days after Fallon was found unresponsive in the apartment.

Gantt, an employee at Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters, told Channel 2 Action News the babysitter called her at work, crying hysterically, and told her the toddler fell and hit her head on playground equipment.

Fallon was rushed to a Children's Healthcare of Atlanta location, where she was pronounced dead, according to police.

Doctors told police the child's injuries were inconsistent with Flood's story.

The coroner's report revealed a massive skull fracture and lacerations to Fallon's liver, spleen and colon. The autopsy showed the girl "suffered severe injuries that resulted in her death during her care by the suspect," Sandy Springs police said Tuesday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Flood had been Fallon's babysitter since August, and she was a family friend for years. Gantt couldn't comprehend that Flood was capable of such brutality.

Apparently, Flood was also unaware of the murderous rage that lurked inside her.

Police obtained a search warrant for her Flood's phone and found internet searches for "what does it mean to have a sudden urge to beat a child that's not yours," and "what type of people enjoy abusing other people's children" according to the warrant.

Flood, who is from Smyrna, was arrested five times before her 21st birthday, according to Cobb County records obtained by the AJC. The charges ranged from battery to alcohol use and drug possession.

Flood is being held in the Fulton County Jail without bond.

A GoFundMe page created for funeral expenses raised nearly $32,000 as of Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Beyonce and Blue Ivy

We're not surprised that Cabaret singer Beyonce and her aging husband Jay Z are having trouble retaining nannies; the Hollywood power couple are notorious for being difficult to work for.

Beyonce, 32, and 43-year-old Jay Z are reportedly seeking a nanny with a particular skill to care for their 18-month-old daughter Blue Ivy, the National Ledger reports.

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