Jamaican mother faces murder charge for throwing baby from roof

By: Associated Press February 26,2024 - 02:24 PM

Jamaican mother face murder charge for throwing baby from roof

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 27-year-old mother has been charged with murder for allegedly throwing her 5-month-old daughter from a roof late last year, Jamaican police said Sunday.

Authorities said in a statement that the mother was at home with some relatives and her partner in early December when she became angry that he didn’t want to immediately talk about their relationship and stormed out of a room with the baby.

Police said she then went to the building’s third floor and threw the girl, named Destiny, to the concrete below.

The girl was taken to a hospital, where she died, police said.

The Jamaican mother was charged with murder.


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