Investigations reveals, The woman who killed her new born, was influenced by post-delivery stress
The investigation into the strangulation of a 14-day old new born by her mother at Castle hospital in Borella has revealed that the cause of the killing was post-delivery stress.
It has been reported that the mother has been arrested and transferred to Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.
The mother along with her child were admitted to Castle hospital a few days ago seeking treatment for the baby who had a high fever. The mother has been remanded till December 31st. The suspect is a 34 year old resident of Malabe.
(update) Monday, 21 December 2015 - 11:27---------------------------A 14 day old infant killed at Castle hospital
A mother killed her 14-day old daughter at the Borella Castle Hospital.
The police media spokesman’s office said that the mother had killed the infant by squeezing her neck last night.
The mother had been admitted to the Castle hospital a few days ago for obtaining treatment for a sudden fever she had developed.
The baby girl, being a new born baby, was given treatment near her mother.
The mother was arrested.
Reports say that the mother was produced before the Hultsdorf Chief Magistrate and remanded till 31st this month.