The 40-year-old woman who stabbed her 12-year-old son to death in August 2019 was found innocent by way of insanity and was acquitted by the Nicosia Criminal Court on Monday.
A few months after the heinous crime, and after she was hospitalised at Athalassa Hospital, the 40-year-old was brought before a court, however, it was decided that she was not able to attend the trial.
Following a review, it was deemed that she was then able to follow the court proceedings with the police filing the case.
It is reminded that that the 12-year-old was found stabbed to death in his bed while the 40-year-old tried to end her life.
The two were located by the 52-year-old husband of the 40-year-old who returned home and couldn’t enter his residence.
On interrogation, she stated that she killed her child and tried to end her life in order to release them both of the hurt.