Police: Mother Says She Killed Daughter Over Crying
A mother charged with killing her 4-year-old daughter told police she did it because the child wouldn't stop crying, police said Tuesday.
The mother was arrested and taken to police headquarters for questioning after police said they found her daughter dead on the couch in an apartment on the 4600 block of East Houston Street.
The 22-year-old mother called emergency crews Tuesday afternoon to report she had suffocated her girl.
Nobody else was at home when the child died, the woman said.
Investigators were searching the apartment and said they were questioning family to determine if anything else drove the mother to kill her child.
The mother will be charged with capital murder.