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“I Drowned Them, I Did It As Softly As I Could”- Mom Admits To Killing Her Three Young Children

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A California mom suspected of murdering her three young children before going on a carjacking spree has confessed to drowning them “as softly as she could” in a chilling jailhouse interview.

 

Liliana Carrillo, 30, claimed she wanted to protect her son and two daughters from their father, who she believes is a human trafficker and would have ‘abused them’.

 

Carrillo’s kids, Joanna Denton Carrillo, 3, Terry, 2, and 6-month-old Sierra were found dead on Saturday, April 10, by their grandma in her apartment in Reseda, Los Angeles. Their mother had vanished.

 

"I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could"- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview

 

She was later arrested on suspicion of carjacking, having stolen a truck. She said in her interview that she wanted to drive off of a cliff and kill herself.

 

‘I drowned them. I did it as softly, I don’t know how to explain it. I didn’t want them to be further abused,’ an emotional Carrillo told KGET-TV, during an interview at the Lerdo Pre-Trial Facility in Kern County.

 

‘I promised them when they were born that I was going to protect them. I hugged them and I kissed them and I was apologizing the whole time,’ she said. ‘I loved my kids.’

 

"I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could"- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview

 

‘I wish my kids were alive, yes,’ she said. ‘Do I wish that I didn’t have to do that? Yes. But I prefer them not being tortured and abused on a regular basis for the rest of their lives.’

 

She didn’t reveal how she drowned them.

 

‘I wish my kids were alive, yes. Do I wish I didn’t have to do that, yes? But I prefer them not being tortured and abused on a regular basis for the rest of their life.’

 

Carrillo hasn’t been charged with the deaths of her children in Los Angeles County pending further investigation.

 

Court filings showed there was a bitter custody dispute between Carrillo and the children’s father, Erik Denton.

 

"I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could"- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview

 

On March 1, Denton petitioned a court for custody, alleging that Carrillo was delusional and had taken the kids and refused to tell him where they were.

 

In response to his filing, Carrillo filed a restraining order against him and claimed Denton was an alcoholic who may have sexually abused their eldest child.

 

Denton’s court filings tell of Carrillo’s post-partum depression following the birth of their middle child. She began therapy but quit, and self-medicated with marijuana, he claimed.

 

 In texts and social media posts, she said things like ‘I wish I never had kids’ and threatened to kill herself, he alleged.

 

In her interview, Carrillo said she had dealt with depression, anxiety, and PTSD her whole life and had sought out a therapist for postpartum depression but claimed that it was her husband who posed a threat to the children.

 

Carrillo alleged that her daughter and a son had shown signs of abuse and that she had tried but failed to obtain help through social workers and law enforcement.

 

‘They were just going to hand them off to the dad,’ she said.

 

Through the courts, Denton and Carrillo agreed to swap Denton´s days to see the children for a few hours every other Sunday.

 

Last Sunday was supposed to be just his second visit with the kids under the new schedule, but it was late as the kids were all dead.

 

Carrillo said she expects to spend the rest of her life in prison.

 

Asked what her final message to her children, she replied: ‘I love you, and I´m sorry.’

 

Watch the interview below. 

 

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Breaking: Police, Vigilante Rescue 13 Kidnap Victims In Edo

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Thirteen kidnap victims have been rescued from a kidnapper’s den in the notorious Ahor axis of Benin bypass road, in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State.

The rescue operation which took place on Saturday was carried out by a combined team of men and officers of the State Police Command, local hunters and members of the Edo State Vigilante Security Network.

It was gathered that the victims were made up of two separate teams that were kidnapped on Thursday, with one set travelling from Lagos to Akwa Ibom state, and the other comprising persons travelling from Lagos to Onitsha, Anambra state.

The State Commissioner of Police, Philip Ogbadu, while addressing journalists after the operation, said the Command deployed drones and were assisted by hunters and members of the Vigilante Security Network, set up by the state government.

He disclosed that the rescued victims have been taken to Magnus Eweka Police Cottage Hospital for thorough medical examinations before they would be handed over to the state government to assist them to proceed to their destinations.

According to him, “We used information provided to track the kidnappers. We took the courage to enter the forest. This is how we would proceed with the operations going forward.”

Ogbadu, who reassured that the Command would not relent in its quest to rid the state of kidnappers, added that the security operatives would henceforth carry out regular patrols and mount checkpoints along the road.

He, however, urged residents in communities along Ahor-Auchi road to provide relevant information about the activities of kidnappers to the authorities.

“We are going to carry out general combing of the area so that we can identify their camps.

“So far, we have identified up to 7 camps and we will make these camps visiting points so that they will not be able to come back.

“We are going to seek more information from these communities as these kidnappers come to the road to buy food and they interact with the people,” he said.

On his part, the Coordinator of the Edo State Community Vigilante Security Network, Mr Yusuf Haruna, said the success of the operation was a testament to what the state government was doing with the new security architecture in identifying and understanding behaviours of crime and criminality in the state.

“Crime is local, so we localised our architecture. We have chased the criminal elements away from the city to the suburbs and we are taking the war to them in the suburbs as well,” he added.

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Shocking: Mother Arrested And Investigated Over The Locking Her Baby In Wardrobe

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A mother in Russia is under investigation for attempted murder after she allegedly locked her emaciated ‘unwanted’ baby inside a wardrobe.

 

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There were fears for the baby Polina’s life when she was discovered starving and haggard.

 

The baby’s 13-year-old brother Matvey secretly went against their mother, Yulia Zykova, 38, to feed her, if not the baby won’t have been found alive.

 

When Polina was five months old she was found hidden in a duffle bag inside a wardrobe by a family friend.

 

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The baby girl’s pictures caused shock around the country and prosecutors wondered if the mum was psychologically okay.

Zykova has since been declared ‘sane’ after psychiatric evaluation and is now under investigation for ‘attempted murder’ and ‘cruelty’. She is facing up to 15 years in jail if convicted.

 

Polina is said to have now fully recovered from the ordeal in time for her first birthday, and is set to be put up for adoption.

 

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When the news first broke in Russia,  Zykova’s estranged husband failed a lie detector test on a TV show when asked if he had raped Zykova leading to an unwanted pregnancy as initial reports said the mother had neglected an ‘unwanted baby’.

 

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A TV show host confronted Yulia’s estranged husband Andrey Zykov, 39, and subjected him to a lie detector test, over media allegations that he raped his wife after leaving her for another woman.

This led to the unwanted pregnancy, according to Channel One TV show ‘Na Samom Dele’ or ‘Actually’.

Asked whether he raped his estranged wife after a row, he first told TV viewers: ‘Yes, that’s true.’

Then he said: ‘No, it was not rape. I did not understand your question.’

He voluntarily underwent a polygraph test on TV, and was asked again if he raped his wife leading to the unwanted child.

He replied: ‘No,’, but the polygraph operator said: ‘It’s a lie.’

Matvey, another child of the couple also told the same TV show that their mother had not told him that the baby was his sister, but said Polina was a friend’s baby.

He then revealed he had to feef her with baby mix and sometimes milk, despite his mother ordering him not to speak about the child or feed the child,  he said.

Latest pictures shared by Polina’s carer Ekaterina shows she has regained weight and reports say she has now marked her first birthday in a state orphanage in Russian city Yekaterinburg.

 

Ekaterina said Polina now plays with other children, adding: ‘She is inquisitive, cheerful, almost does not cry.’

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Two Men Arrested For Beating Up A Man To Death In Warri

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The Delta State Police Command has arrested two men for allegedly beating a man to death over N3000 and phone theft.

 

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, May 7, said the suspects, Efe Lucky and Ramson Akpojibu, were arrested in Warri.

 

Edafe said the suspects confessed that they, along with three other persons beat the victim identified simply as Christian, to death over allegation of stealing their three thousand naira (N3,000.00) and phones.

 

“On the 3/5/2021 at about 1430hrs, information was received from a distress call that a good Samaritan reported that one Efe Lucky and Ramson Akpojibu both ‘m’ of Ughoton community Okpe LGA brought a patient Christian ‘m’ Surname unknown, to Moving Star Clinic Warri, as soon he was certified dead,” he stated.

 

“The duo with bloodstains on their clothes was about to abscond. The DPO Orerokpe Division deployed a detective to the clinic, the corpse was viewed and signs of violence were seen on the body of the deceased. The corpse was photographed and deposited at Orerokpe General Hospital mortuary.

 

“The police arrested the two suspects Efe Lucky ‘m’ and Ramson Akpojibu ‘m’, and the premises of the suspects were searched, blood stained cutlass, hammer and blood soaked towel were recovered.

 

“They confessed that they were five in number the beat up the deceased to death over allegation of stealing their three thousand naira (N3,000.00) and phones. Effort is on to arrest the three other suspects.”

 

The spokesperson said that the State Police Commissioner has ordered that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.

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