SAN ANTONIO — The scene was so gruesome investigators could barely speak: A 3 1/2-week-old boy lay dismembered in the bedroom of a single-story house, three of his tiny toes chewed off, his face torn away, his head severed and his brains ripped out.
"At this particular scene you could have heard a pin drop," San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Monday. "No one was speaking. It was about as somber as it could have been."
Officers called to the home early Sunday found the boy's mother, Otty Sanchez, sitting on the couch with a self-inflicted wound to her chest and her throat partially slashed, screaming "I killed my baby! I killed my baby!" police said. She told officers the devil made her do it, police said.
Sanchez, 33, apparently ate the child's brain and some other body parts before stabbing herself, McManus said.
"It's too heinous for me to describe it any further," McManus told reporters.
Sanchez is charged with capital murder in the death of her son, Scott Wesley Buccholtz-Sanchez. She was being treated Monday at a hospital, and was being held on $1 million bail.
Originally posted by TheTardis
I just had to chime in and say the title alone made me spit tea on my keyboard at work just now. Thank you for that. S&F
reply to post by Avalessa
It will happen to the best of us at one time or another.
The woman arrested for allegedly slamming a baby into a metal pole in downtown L.A. has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation. Natasha Hubbard, 36, made her first appearance in court Thursday morning. Los Angeles police say Hubbard attacked an infant in a stroller in the downtown toy district and claimed she was trying to break the baby's arm off "so she could eat it."
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Originally posted by NoRemorse762
My guess is that people are getting hungry and due to unemployment have no money for store bought food stuff. Seriously though, what are the other cases besides the San Antonio hungry mom and the Miami zombie bath salt incident?