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Mother butchers her 3 young children and sends bloody photos to their father

By Mason White 4:43 PM March 25, 2015
Jessica McCarty 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing her three children before taking photos of them and sending the images to their father, police in Florida said.

Palm Bay Police said that they received a call just before 6:00 p.m. on Friday from 33-year-old Jessica McCarty, who said that she had killed her three children at home.

When police arrived, they found McCarty covered in blood and with a knife. Police also found 8-year-old Lacey McCarty unresponsive next to a bathtub full of water.

Phillip McCarty, 7, and Christopher Swist, 5 months old, with ropes around their necks. Jessica McCarty apologized for what she did.

Jessica McCarty called the children’s father and sent him pictures of the dead children. When the father arrived, he immediately began performing CPR on Christopher.

The two older children died at the scene. Christopher remained in intensive care at a hospital for several days but died on Monday.

Jessica McCarty is wearing a suicide prevention vest and bandages around her wrists as she had attempted suicide. McCarty is being held without bail.

She has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.