Mom Admits Killing Son Twice

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 22, 2009 4:42 AM CDT
Mom Admits Killing Son Twice
Tiffany Toribio, 23, has confessed that she suffocated her son, then used CPR to revive him, then suffocated him again.   (AP Photo/Albuquerque Police Department)

An Albuquerque mom has confessed to police that she killed her toddler son—twice—and buried his body in a playground. She suffocated 3-year-old Ty, then changed her mind and used CPR to revive him before deciding again to suffocate him, Tiffany Toribio told detectives. She killed him because she "didn't want him to grow up with no one caring about him, the same way that she had grown up," said a police spokesman. (More parenting stories.)

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