Thursday, May 10, 2012

Doinita Mitaru 'slit throat of son, 4, and intended to kill other nine children'

A mother who slit the throat of her four-year-old son had intentions to kill all nine of her children with the same knife, according to police.

Doinita Mitaru, 44, from Polk County, Missouri, was arrested and charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action on Tuesday.

Her son is in critical condition in hospital.

Detective Billy Simpson said she told him she intended to kill all nine of her children when he interviewed her at the sheriff's station.

He said Mitaru admitted she 'attempted to kill the boy by cutting his neck with a knife'.

'She also advised that her intentions were to kill all nine of her children with the knife . . . but that she was unable to because her children woke up and started screaming after she cut the neck' of the four-year-old.

The children all range in age from four years old to 19. Read More