Grandma Charged With Tossing Tot to Death

2-year-old thrown to concrete from 6 stories up
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2010 2:00 AM CST
Mug shot of Carmela Dela Rosa.   (File)
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(Newser) – A woman neighbors describe as a doting grandmother threw her 2-year-old granddaughter to her death from a mall walkway 6 stories high, police in Virginia say. Carmena Dela Rosa, 50, has been charged with murder, the Washington Post reports. Police say she was leaving a shopping mall with the girl and adult family members when she suddenly flung the girl over a railing. Law enforcement sources say there was no fight or argument before the tragedy.

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