A 20-year-old mother who had allegedly decapitated her three-month-old baby girl was suffering from post-partum depression and 'speaking of demons', family members said on Tuesday.
Deasia Watkins, from College Hill, Ohio, was charged with aggravated murder after she was found inside a home with her dead baby lying on a counter early on Monday.
Police said baby Janiyah was killed by 'homicidal violence', but sources told Fox19 that the child's head had been severed.
The coroner reportedly said on Tuesday that the baby suffered multiple stab wounds to the face and a fractured right arm...
A cousin told Cincinnati.com that he had spoken to the child's father, who claimed the new mom had been 'acting crazy... speaking of demons'.
A juvenile court judge ordered HCJFS to take custody of the baby on March 6 after the young mom was hospitalized for psychiatric problems.
On January 25, police reportedly went to her apartment to find the baby crying and the 20-year-old screaming.
Officers allegedly that Watkins smelled of marijuana and refused to hand over the baby. When they took her daughter she 'passed out with her eyes open', according to Cincinnati.com.
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