Mother laughs in court while being charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter (video)By Mason White 12:40 PM August 13, 2014
By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing her young daughter, police in Oregon said.
While in court, 40-year-old Jessica Smith of Astoria, laughed as she was charged with aggravated murder in the killing of her 2-year-old daughter.
She also was charged in connection with critically injuring her 13-year-old daughter at a Cannon Beach hotel room. Police discovered the girls in room 3302 of Surfsand Resort at 9:45 a.m.
A hotel maid noticed blood inside the room and called police.
2-year-old Isabella Smith, was found dead in a bed and her older sister, 13-year-old Alana Smith, was found naked under a white sheet, severely bleeding from her neck and wrists.
Alana Smith told doctors that her mother drowned her sister and then helped her slit her throat and wrists with a razor blade.
Alana Smith underwent surgery and was discharged to her family in Portland.