Chicago area Grandma brutally murders infant granddaughter with sledgehammer and knife

chicago_grandmaMeet Alfreda Giedrojc. Giedrojc is a 61-year-old grandmother that has lived in Oak Lawn, Illinois (suburb of Chicago) with her family for over 20 years. Her children and grandchildren visit  her and her husband often. She and her family are described by her neighbors as “very friendly” and “lovely people”. She has no record of mental illness and no prior arrests. Last Sunday, while her husband and son-in-law were across the street at the neighbors, Grandma Giedrojc, for no apparent reason, allegedly murdered her 6-month-old granddaughter.

According to authorities, after Giedrojc’s husband left the house to join his son-in-law (the infant’s father) across the street, the 61-year-old grandmother put the infant on the floor, grabbed a sledgehammer from a nearby closet, and proceeded to hit the baby’s head and body several times with the sledgehammer. With the baby still moving and crying, Grandma Giedrojc decided to grab a carving knife and finish her granddaughter off by slicing her throat.

Police were notified and the infant was rushed to a Oak Lawn medical center where the infant died shortly after arriving. Giedrojc was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

“I have never seen anything like it,” Oak Lawn Police Chief said.

Yes, this is kind of crazy.

Full Story: NBC Chicago

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