Monday, June 18, 2012
After gaining national attention over the last two years including becoming the focus of an episode of Dr. Phil, a feud on Detroit Street in Trenton involving the grandmother of a recently deceased young girl and Jennifer Petkov has resurfaced.
After several months of quiet, the feud on Detroit Street has started up once again. Rebecca Rose, whose granddaughter became known across the country after being taunted on Facebook in 2010, was charged with disorderly conduct June 6. Kathleen Edward, Rose's granddaughter, died Jan. 11 after a long battle with Huntington's disease. Rose is charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after Jennifer Petkov complained to Trenton Police that Rose made a disparaging remark toward her on the afternoon of May 9. A pretrial is scheduled for Rose on July 5 and a jury trial is set for Aug. 17 at the 33rd District Court in Woodhaven. The feud has resurfaced several times since Detroit Street first became national news after Rose's neighbor, Jennifer…
Thursday, February 23, 2012
A hearing regarding alleged personal protection order violations against the Petkovs was dismissed Thursday.
A judge Thursday dismissed a hearing for Jennifer and Scott Petkov for allegedly violating personal protection orders at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit. Judge Lita Masini Popke dismissed all four personal protection orders filed by family of Kathleen Edward, a recently deceased 9-year-old girl whom Jennifer admittedly posted doctored photos of on Facebook in 2010. Kathleen died as a result of Huntington’s disease Jan. 11, 2012. As part of an agreement made prior to the dismissal, Jennifer, 34, agreed to continue seeing a court ordered counselor and a psychological evaluation. She and her husband Scott, 33, also agreed to donate $500 each to a Huntington’s disease organization. “I think that this is an appropriate …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Grandmother thanks "everyone for their love and their support” after 9-year-old girl dies from complications of Huntington's disease.
A little girl whose story touched more people in two years than others have in a lifetime, Kathleen Kelly Jade Edward, died in Wyandotte due to complications of Huntington’s disease Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. She was 9 years old. Kathleen’s battle with Huntington’s disease inspired thousands of people who showered her with gifts, good wishes, vacations and prayers. Kathleen spent most of her life fighting the disease, making it difficult for her to be involved in sports. Instead, she enjoyed reading and listening to her iPod. “A friend bought her an iPod and she loved it,” Kathleen’s grandmother Rebecca Rose said. “She would just play songs for hours.” Born on Nov. 5, 2002 in Wyandotte, MI, Kathleen also liked riding her bike, when her …
Trenton Patch Facebook users offer thoughts, condolences and prayers for Kathleen Edward, 9, who died as a result of Huntington's disease late Wednesday night. Kathleen made national headlines after being taunted on Facebook by neighbor Jennifer Petkov.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012
People offered their thoughts, condolences and prayers for Kathleen Edward—a 9-year-old girl who died as a result of Huntington's disease Wednesday—on the Trenton Patch Facebook page. Kathleen made national news after she was taunted on Facebook by her neighbor Jennifer Petkov.
Kathleen Edward, the girl who made news all over the world after she was taunted on Facebook about two years ago, died late Wednesday night.
After a long battle with Huntington's disease, Kathleen Edward, the 9-year-old girl who was taunted on Facebook in 2010, died at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night, according to Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack. Kathleen was at her father's house in Wyandotte when she died. Kathleen was the center of a feud with neighbors, Jennifer and Scott Petkov on Detroit Street, that eventually led to Jennifer Petkov admittingly doctoring photos to depict Edward and her late mother in a skull and cross bones and embraced by the grim reaper. Laura Edward, Kathleen's mother, died as a result of Huntington's disease in 2009. Kathleen's grandmother, Rebecca Rose, said she had mixed emotions about Kathleen's death. "A part of me is angry as hell because I shouldn't …