Mother jumps from roof while holding 17-day-old baby

Posted on April 26, 2015. Filed under: Abuse Neglect Death | Tags: , , , |

SAITAMA — April 9th, 2015

A woman jumped from the roof of a building, while holding her 17-day-old baby daughter in her arms, in Saitama City, police said.

The woman, who is in her 30s, survived the fall but the baby died, Fuji TV reported Thursday.

Police said a call came into 110 at around 9:20 a.m., reporting that a woman and a baby were on the ground in front of an apartment building in Urawa Ward. The mother, though in critical condition was still alive at the scene, but the baby girl had fractures in her cranium, and was later confirmed dead at hospital.

Paramedics who spoke with the mother in the ambulance on the way to the hospital, said she admitted that her jump from the top of the building had been on purpose.

Police said the woman’s husband had gone to work when the incident occurred.

Japan Today

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