Czech woman accused of infanticide

Last updated 00:35 20/07/2013

Relevant offers


Refugees depart for a new home under latest EU plan Nobel peace prize buzz includes Pope Francis and Angela Merkel No place left to die on Greek island Lesbos for refugees lost at sea French TV's anti-sexist advert pulled, for being sexist Right-wing party hopes to ride anti-refugee sentiment in Austrian election European Union agrees to get tough on deportations ICC prosecutor plans probe into 2008 Georgia-Russia war Russian President Vladimir Putin 'scores' seven goals in celebrity ice hockey match Image of Angela Merkel in Muslim veil sparks wider refugee debate in Germany Kiwi Fergus Chetwin-Kelly in coma after suffering electric shock in Romania

Czech police say they have arrested a woman who is suspected of killing her three new-born babies.

Spokeswoman Petra Vedrova said Friday that the woman has confessed to killing a girl born in May and twins born last year.

Police say they discovered the bodies in the cellar of the woman's house in the southeastern village of Vlasatice on Thursday after receiving a tip from her gynecologist.

Police say the family's financial problems were the likely motive for her actions.

If convicted of three murders, the mother faces up to life in prison.

Police declined to release more details about the case immediately.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content