A mum, accused of killing her personal three-year-old daughter by attacking her with a hammer, is in a essential situation in hospital after attempting to take her personal life.
Natalia Petunina is claimed to have attacked little Lisa after taking an overdose of antidepressants whereas they had been alone at their residence within the city of Kirovgrad, Russia on Friday.
The kid was discovered mendacity in a pool of blood by her father, Vladimir, minutes after her horrific dying, the native prosecutors workplace stated.
The shocked man, who got here house from work to have lunch, instantly referred to as an ambulance.
Paramedics arrived and introduced the lady was already useless earlier than reporting her violent dying to the police.
Forensic specialists stated the kid died after being hit a number of occasions with a hammer on her head.
Petunina, who tried to kill herself on the scene, was rushed to hospital the place docs are battling for her life.
Police spokesman Valeriy Gorelykh instructed native media: ”After, apparently, realising what she had achieved, the mom tried to take her personal life.
”She didn’t accomplish her plan as a result of her husband got here house from work to have lunch and referred to as emergency providers.”
Sverdlovsk Area Investigative Committee have launched a felony case for homicide of a minor in opposition to the mom, who faces as much as 20 years in jail if convicted.
Petunina had been taking antidepressants and will take an excessive amount of medication that precipitated the overdose, say investigators.
Mr Gorelykh added: ”Shortly earlier than the tragedy, the mom took a a lot bigger dose of medicine than she ought to have taken.
”That might provoke the aggression in direction of the kid.”
Petunina’s family members affirm she suffered from despair and took antidepressants.