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Mother kills her 3-year-old son whom she conceived by her father

By Mason White 9:09 AM May 29, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A mother was arrested on charges of murder after stabbing to death her son whom she conceived by her own father, police in Nigeria said.

Ogun State Police said that they have arrested Funmilayo Adeyanju, after being accused of stabbing her 3-year-old Emmanuel Jumpy to death around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to the police investigation, the child was found with multiple stab wound on his head, neck and chest.

Friends of the mother said that she conceived the child by her own father. The woman also allegedly suffers from a mental illness since being raped by her father.

A court ordered the suspect to undergo a mental health evaluation before the murder case proceeds.