Thursday, 24. April 2014 - 23:04
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A Romanian woman killed her 8 year-old disabled daughter on Wednesday (yesterday)because she couldn't pay for her care, Libertatea newspaper reports.
Desperate about the 1,000 Euro unpaid bills for utilities, the 33 year-old Cristina N. living in one of Bucharest most poor quarters, put a pillow n her daughters mouth and nose and suffocated her.
The news shocked the neighbours but also the Police officers who responded to the emergency call of one neighbour.
Maria, 74 told journalists that Roxy, the little girl was suffering from a degenerative disease and couldn't move her legs. The neighbour says that the woman complained to her relatives and friends that she was desperate and unable to pay the debts and that she wasn't able to cope with the daughter's treatment any longer.
The woman was arrested and she will be evaluated by a psychiatrist before charges will be made.
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