A woman killed her husband in Guatemala after the man poured boiling water on her newborn baby to cause the woman pain. This mother reportedly suffered sexual, physical, psychological and economic abuse from him. She was working when her husband threw boiling water on the little boy, who was next to his sister. The woman confronted the individual to try to save the lives of her children.
She proceeded to defend her children by taking one of the knives she was using at the time to cut lemons, she caused two wounds to her husband, one in the thorax and one in the neck. The woman was accused and detained, according to El Siglo de Torreón. After that, she was released, a process during which she was supported by the Artisan Collective, which advocates for the rights of women and children.
The newborn baby needed to be hospitalized more than 13 days and is recovering due to the severity of injuries caused by his father. A tragic event in which a baby of just a few months has been injured and the father has died.
Just a few months ago, a similar event occurred in Argentina, a woman was arrested after murdering and attempting to dismember her husband in Lomas de Zamora. After committing the murder, the woman asked her two sons, butchers by profession, to help her dismember the body. Apparently, neighbors found two legs in the middle of the street and told the police officers who reviewed the reports of disappearance of the last few days and found the woman, who ended up confessing to the murder.