November 30, 2010
McLean, Virginia (The Weekly Vice) - Carmela Dela Rosa, a 50-year-old Virginia woman was charged with murder Tuesday after she allegedly picked up her 2-year-old granddaughter and threw her off a 5th story walkway. The toddler died after landing on the pavement below.
According to Fairfax County authorities, Dela Rosa, the toddler and other family members were walking across the walkway leading from Tysons Corner Center Monday when Dela Rosa allegedly picked the toddler up and then threw her over the guard rail. The child fell about 50 feet to the pavement below. The child died hours later at a nearby hospital.
The walkway, which connects the shopping center to the 5th story of an adjacent parking garage, extends over a paved two-lane roadway.
Investigators do not yet have a reason for the grandmother's bizarre behavior, however the guardrails of the walkway are reportedly well above waist level.
Dela Rosa was booked into the Fairfax County Detention Center on a charge of Murder. She is currently being held without bond.
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Posted by Danny Vice at 9:54:00 PM
Carmela Dela Rosa Went “Loco En La Cabesa” - Throws Child Off 5th Story Walkway