Friday, January 4, 2013

Florida mother kills infant son in murder-suicide attempt

Florida mother kills infant son in murder-suicide attempt, police say
By CNN Staff
updated 4:17 PM EST, Fri January 4, 2013
The mother is in critical condition
Her 6-month-old son died of his injuries
Her family says she posted her plans on Facebook

(CNN) -- A 20-year-old Florida woman was in critical condition Friday after she shot and killed her 6-month-old son and then turned the gun on herself, police said.
Authorities found Melanie Reyes and her baby after performing a welfare check at the request of Reyes' family, who called 911 to report a statement on her Facebook page in which she "indicated she was going to shoot her child and herself," according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
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