Mother Accused of Grim Crime at RV Park
A Centralia, Wash., mother is accused of an unthinkable crime. Police claim the 25-year-old woman confessed after they found her infant son decapitated in her travel trailer, KELA radio, Centralia, reported.
Laura L. Hickey was jailed for investigation of first-degree murder. The department reports Hickey gave no solid reason why she allegedly did it. The baby’s beheaded remains were found in a container under a sink at her travel trailer at an RV park off Alder Street.
Authorities say an Emergency Room doctor initially became suspicious after she claimed to have had a miscarriage. The arrest was pending a medical expert’s opinion that the baby had been born alive.
Police said Hickey has three other children, but they don’t live with her.