Otty Sanchez

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Let's Heed Moms' Warning Signs
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Let's Heed Moms' Warning Signs

(Newser) - It’s easy to demonize Otty Sanchez, the Texas mother who allegedly killed and ate parts of her weeks-old son, but the case suggests “some steps we as a society should be taking to support new mothers,” Karen Houppert writes in Salon. Even the medical community is ignorant...

Cannibal Mom Diagnosed With Schizophrenia, Depression

Decapitated baby's dad wants 'ultimate price'

(Newser) - Otty Sanchez, the Texas 33-year-old who confessed to stabbing, decapitating, skinning, and eating portions of her newborn son, had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and postpartum psychosis before Sunday’s slaying, the San Antonio Express-News reports. She’s been charged with capital murder, and is currently in hospital under 24-hour surveillance....

Texas Mom Admits Decapitating Newborn Son

(Newser) - A San Antonio woman has claimed responsibility for the grisly killing of her baby boy, saying she heard voices telling her to do it, the San Antonio Express-News reports. Police say the infant was stabbed, decapitated, and skinned early yesterday. Otty Sanchez, 33, says the devil told her to kill...

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