‘Druggie’ ma suffocates 5-year-old daughter in Laguna.
AN alleged drug-dependent woman yesterday suffocated her 5-year-old daughter with a pillow and seriously injured her 11-year-old eldest child in their home in Rizal, Laguna.
Suspect Catherina Caponpon, 30, was arrested by responding policemen.
The suspect’s husband did not witness the gruesome crime as he is an overseas Filipino worker.
Caponpon smothered her 5-year-old daughter with a pillow in their home in Bgy. Tuy in Rizal at 7:45 a.m. yesterday.
After killing the child, she stabbed her eldest child Keisha Kaylee with scissors.
Police said that the suspect might be suffering from hallucination due to drug addiction when she did the crime.
A cousin discovered the lifeless body of the kid sprawled at the family’s house. She immediately informed the police.
Wounded Keisha was rushed to the Rizal Infirmary for treatment
Laguna provincial director Col. Elezar Mata said charges of parricide and frustrated parricide are being readied against the suspect.