A woman who threatened to kill her baby on Facebook has been identified, police said.
A woman by the username “Frankie Brown” was being sought out by the Memphis Police Department after making a disturbing Facebook post on Jan. 1, Fox 13 reported.
“I hate my child’s father and all the b******t he is putting me through!" Brown wrote in the post. "Deadbeat a** n***a! I should kill our f***ing baby! F**k everything!”
Three knife emojis were also added in the post.
The post quickly went viral and got the attention of the authorities. They took to Facebook to ask the public for help identifying the woman. They wrote:
“The Memphis Police Department was made aware of this posting that was posted on Facebook. Investigators need help with identifying and locating this individual. We do not know if this poster is from Memphis, TN, however, we do want to make contact with this female to ensure that this infant is safe.
Please share this post in order to hopefully reach someone who may know this female. Regardless if this individual is a resident of Memphis or not, we want to locate her.
As you can see, the poster is using the name of Frankie Brown.
If anyone can identify this individual or knows of her whereabouts they should contact the Memphis Police Department immediately at 901-636-3559 or CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.”
The Memphis Police Department confirmed with Fox 13 that the woman they were seeking lives in Wisconsin. They were contacted by the Milwaukee Police Department and were told that the woman lives within their jurisdiction. The woman has been identified and the Milwaukee Police Department is aware of the Facebook post.
No further details have been released at this time. It is unknown if the baby is unharmed or if the woman will be facing any charges.