Jennifer Petkov Apologizes For Taunting Dying Girl

October 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
kathleen-edwardOct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Petkov, a resident of Trenton, Michigan is now apologizing for her stunt where she mocked a dying girl. Jennifer Petkov posted the photo of Kathleen Edward, who is dying of Huntington’s disease, on Facebook that showed her face becoming the center of a skull and crossbones. The indecent incident took place as a result of a neighborhood dispute that has been stretching for at least two years. Jennifer Petkov apart from posting the 7 year old’s photo on Facebook, had also posted the photos of the child’s mother, showing her in the arms of the grim reaper. The child’s mother Laura Edward succumbed to the same disease last year.

Jennifer Petkov and her husband Scott Petkov are regretting their actions, reports say. Her husband has been reportedly suspended with pay from his job. He is employed as a forklift repairman in Warren. Scott Petkov has confirmed that the company might be planning to fire him, while his eldest son was sent home from school after entering into an argument with a student, who confronted him about the photos on the web. Strong reactions from every quarter has jarred the Petkov’s back into their senses. Jennifer Petkov said that she feels horrible for what she has done and hoped that the little girl has not seen the pictures.

Meanwhile a rally is being organized for the dying child, on October 23, 2010. The incident has ignited a lot of people with love for the her and anger towards the Petkov’s. At least three pages have been started on Facebook in support of Kathleen Edward.

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