Daughter Luciana Paula Figueiredo has been arrested for attempting to strangle her mother in her hospital bed in the Dr. Carlos Macieira Hospital in the city of Sao Luis in the Brazilian state of Maranhao.
Mother was 68 years old and was admitted to hospital since 19th January. She was suffering from a pulmonary embolism. The footage was recorded in which the daughter is putting her hand on the mother’s mouth and trying to strangle her.
Daughter Luciana was detained at the scene. She was later charged with attempted homicide while her mother was taken to the ICU.
The initial investigation reported that the daughter wanted to kill her mother because she was tired of looking after her.
Local superintendent Carlos Alessandro said: “We have information on what motivated this criminal act is because she tired of taking care of an elderly mother. Her mother has several health problems.”