YEKATERINBURG, February 12 (RIA Novosti) - Murder
charges have been laid against a woman in the Sverdlovsk Region
in the Urals for killing her 3-year-old son by biting and
beating him, local prosecutors said.
Investigation revealed that 31-year-old Svetlana, whose
second name has not been released, bit her son around 50 times
and struck him with over 80 blows to the head and neck. The boy
died of his injuries.
"The woman is currently in a pre-trial detention center.
She was charged with murder with special cruelty," the source
said, adding that she faces life sentence.
The date of the trial has yet to be announced.