Thursday, 18. September 2014
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A shocking confession from a woman who butchered a heavily pregnant mum-to-be so she could cut out her baby has been released by police in Mexico.
Self-confessed killer Maria Rodriguez, 29, tells how she stabbed eight-months-pregnant victim Nadia Avila with a kitchen knife and then tried to remove her baby from her womb.
In the chilling video confession Rodriguez says she first beat her victim unconscious after luring her to her home in Tepic, a city in central Mexico, with a promise of free baby clothes.
Staring at the camera, she says without a trace of emotion: "When I covered her mouth, she bit me and then I took her hands behind her back to defend myself, but I did not kill her then.
"She was shouting, asking me to leave her in peace. Then I beat her again and she fell to the ground unconscious and then I opened her stomach.
"I just lowered her trousers and stabbed her stomach. She reacted a bit in that moment, but just a bit.
"I held her arms down and I took the baby as soon as I could in order to take the baby before it suffocated.
"But I could not take the baby. I tried but it was impossible and the baby came out dead."
Killer Rodriguez tells police she hatched the plot to kill her victim and steal her baby after falsely telling her own family she was expecting.
Still staring impassively at the camera she says: "I had a delayed period and I checked my blood but the results were negative. I was obsessed with having a baby and all my family thought I was pregnant.
"But this was a lie and I did not know how to get out of it. But when I saw her I thought about this idea.
"I did not know anything about her, I had just seen her twice," she said, who explained to police that she saw Nadia several times when the pregnant woman was taking her son to school. On the day she approached and killed her, Nadia was going to the school to attend a meeting.
"When I saw her stomach it came to mind to do this, how I could manage to end the lie. And it came to my mind to steal her baby in order to continue the lie.
"We started to talk and I asked her how long she was pregnant and what the baby will be, if it was a girl or a boy, and she told me she was going to have the baby in just days, and it came to my mind to do it."
Rodriguez was caught when she called paramedics to take the baby to hospital, so she could tell her family it had arrived stillborn.
"They were immediately suspicious of her story but she would not let them into the house where her victim's body was," said a police spokesman.
Rodriguez fled when medics insisted on examining her but was arrested after her victim's husband Juan Hernandez reported her missing. Police connected the disappearance to the suspicious birth and tracked down Rodriguez who had gone into hiding.
"The suspect has made a full confession to a shocking, terrible crime and will appear in court on two charges of murder, for the baby and the baby's mother," said police.
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