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Topic - James Ogdoc
It was hate and revenge — not insanity — that drove a Virginia woman to toss her 2-year-old granddaughter to her death from a sixth-level pedestrian bridge at the state's largest shopping mall, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
A woman whose 2-year-old daughter was thrown to her death from a mall's sixth-floor pedestrian bridge sobbed through angry, agonized testimony Wednesday at the trial of her mother, who's charged with murdering the girl.
A grandmother who threw her 2-year-old granddaughter to her death from a sixth-floor walkway at Virginia's largest shopping mall told detectives in a taped confession that she felt unloved by her family and jealous of the attention her granddaughter received.
"She felt betrayed," he said. "This anger and sense of betrayal lasted indefinitely. It didn't go away."
"They had her hooked up to machines checking her vitals, and she passed away," Mr. Ogdoc said through sobs.