US mum killed twin girls with samurai sword

US mum killed twin girls with samurai sword


16:00 AEST Wed Oct 27 2010

By ninemsn staff

A Californian mother has faced court accused of killing her twin daughters with a samurai sword. [sic]

Monica McCarrick, 28, allegedly stabbed her three-year-old girls, set fire to her apartment and then stabbed herself on October 12….(Full Story That link no longer works, but try this one to an article about the case at the Daily Mail)

For more of today’s crop of stories about women’s violence gleaned from, check these links (note: incomplete list; see complete list):

Feministing comments on mother accused of murdering baby over farmville game

UK: Woman charged with subway push murder

Lawyer for ‘Hiccup Girl’ May Use Tourette’s Syndrome Defense in Murder Case

Baby Injured During At-Home Circumcision

Woman charged with baby murders

Woman pleads guilty to murdering husband in long-awaited trial open

“Hiccup Girl” arrested for murder

Community service for girl who made false rape claim

Report: Woman accused of false rape claims heads to court today

Dallas Mother Ruled Insane, Not Guilty of Throwing Sons From Overpass

China: Mother who beat daughter to death for not memorising a poem spared prison

Australia: Mother jailed for prostituting teenage daughter

Australia: Female drunk-driver of crashed vehicle had children in boot (trunk)

Scottish police record record number of male victims of domestic abuse

Australia: Couple jailed for sex with son aged nine

Australia: Female retirement home worker charged with sexually assaulting elderly man

Australia: Penis burning wife guilty of manslaughter

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