A woman in her 30s has been arrested for killing a 2-year-old toddler by throwing him on the floor.
On November 17, the police department in Daejeon announced that they have arrested a mother in her 30s for killing a toddler who was playing with her own toddler daughter. According to the police report, the boy, who was the son of the mother's friend, would often bully her daughter. The mother testified that on October 27, the boy tried to steal her daughter's toy while playing together; she got angry, picked up the boy, and threw him to the floor.
The boy lost consciousness and was rushed to a nearby hospital, but he passed away from brain damage the next day.
The woman also stated, "The boy always harassed my daughter, so I was angry," during the police interview.