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Young mother kills her 3 daughters while ‘going crazy’

By Mason White 1:08 PM May 26, 2014
Carol Ann Coronado 

By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested on charges of murder after killing her three daughters while “going crazy,” prosecutors in California said.

The Los Angeles Police Department said that 30-year-old Carol Ann Coronado, was charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder on Friday.

Coronado is accused of fatally stabbing her three young daughters in Torrance on Saturday. She also tried to kill her mother.

Prosecutors are still deciding whether to seek the death penalty. Coronado remained hospitalized on Friday.

The incident began when Los Angeles County Police received a call around 5:10 p.m. on Tuesday, and responded to the 1000 block of West 223rd Street. When they arrived, officers found family members who told them that the woman killed her three daughters, ages 3, 2, ​​and 2 months.

Neighbors said that the children’s grandmother made ​​the gruesome discovery after her daughter called her and said that she was going mad. Coronado’s husband was in the yard of the house at the time of the incident.