Mother throws baby from ninth floor

Aug 29, 2012, 10:12 IST | Agencies

A Russian woman threw her nine-month old son out of the window just when child welfare officials came calling.

A woman in central Russia's Ryazan city threw her nine-month-old son out of a ninth floor window during a visit by child welfare officers, police said.

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Two officers of a police unit for issues related to minors visited the 23-year-old woman, following a request from her mother, who said her daughter was not taking proper care of the baby.

"The woman was in a state of agitation. In a conversation, she complained of difficult life and then suddenly threw the baby who she held in her hands, out of the ninth floor window," police said in a statement.

One of the officers ran downstairs and called doctors, but it was too late.

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