The mother who killed her two young children then attempted suicide: “She was left alone, depressed”

Lindsay Clancy, a 32-year-old mother, attempted to take her own life after killing two of her three young children at their home in Plymouth, Massachusetts (USA). The woman, who was left alone with the little ones at home, was going to strangle her 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son, killing even the third child, who was almost 7 months old, while she was going to throw herself into the void. a window. According to US media reports, the woman suffered from postpartum depression: She has now been hospitalized for her suicide attempt injuries, and the police are constantly monitoring her.

The husband of the woman, who immediately called for help after seeing the terrible sight, was alarmed. Police teams arriving at the scene encountered a gruesome sight: the lifeless bodies of two children and a newborn baby in serious condition. The 7-month-old, who survived the massacre, is taken to Boston Children’s Hospital where doctors try to stabilize her and save her life.

The story shocked the entire community, but according to local papers, it was a tragedy that could have been avoided: The woman had been on leave from her job as a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital for several months, precisely because of severe postpartum depression. She devoted all her time to caring for her children, but she had never shown signs of instability that could have led to such a tragic act, as family members told her.

Source: Today IT

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