- A woman from Central Asia was arrested in Russia for carrying the severed head of a child she was believed to be babysitting for.
- The woman was reported as shouting “I am a terrorist. I hate you — the enemy.”
- Police are treating this as a murder investigation and not ready to call the case terror-related.
(CNN) – A woman who carried the severed head of a child into a Moscow metro station Monday has been arrested, the city’s prosecutor’s office said.
Moscow police said they believe the woman killed the child, whom she was baby-sitting. The child was believed to have been 3 or 4 years old.
‘End of world is coming in second…I’m your death’: Shocking video of woman holding severed child’s head in Moscow https://t.co/ONTZHTY3Nk
— RT (@RT_com) February 29, 2016
An amateur video shows the woman walking outside the metro station saying, “I am a terrorist. I hate you — the enemy.”
Police are not yet calling the case terror-related.
Authorities did not identify the woman but said she was born in 1977 and is from Central Asia. They are treating the case as a murder investigation.
By Alla Eshchenko and Holly Yan, CNN