A 29-year-old woman hanged her 11-year-old son to death on the motive that the boy was "very naughty", an incident that happened in a rural town in the Bolivian department of La Paz, a police source said.
The incident occurred Sunday night in the town of Sica Sica, about 124 kilometers southeast of the city of La Paz, the director of La Paz Special Forces for Crime, Sergio told Bustillos media. "What the mother mentions is that unfortunately this boy was very naughty, a man who was too hyperactive, so tired of this type of problems already, and after the altercation he had with his younger brother, that
"An equimotic furrow" seen in the neck of a child suggests that the mother used a rope to commit the crime, said the police chief. it was a violent death, "he said. The woman kept the child's body hidden in the bathhouse. the state where they lived in Sika Sika, which was attacked by agents investigating the incident.
The autopsy revealed that the child was suffering from "severe malnutrition and had some kind of injuries" done "before, so police believe, that "he would probably have been the victim of physical aggression by his mother," Bustilos added.
The public ministry is already aware of the event in which the mother will be prosecuted for the crime of murder. From January to July, 33 infanticides and 80 femicides were registered in the country, according to data published on the eve of the Minister of Justice and Institutional Transparency Hector Arce . The minister provided this information after signing a "pact" with the State Prosecutor's Office to eliminate impunity in cases of violence against children and women.