Texas girl, 17, stabs newborn to death minutes after giving birth, police say

A 17-year-old Texas gal repeatedly stabbed her newborn in just minutes after it was born then left the body at a neighbor’ s house and went to sleep, police mentioned.

Erica Gomez of El Paso faces capital murder charges for that Feb. 9 killing.

“ I cannot determine what she was thinking or sensation, ” said Erica Martinez, which informed KFOX she has been Gomez’ s confirmation teacher.  

Based on court documents, Gomez admitted to having a baby in her bathroom, wrapping the child in a bathrobe, and putting this in a shed at her neighbor’ s house. She then returned inside her home and dropped asleep.  

Erica Gomez, 17, will be charged with capital murder pertaining to allegedly killing her minutes aged baby and putting it inside a shed.   (El Paso County Sheriff)

Gomez didn’t tell anyone because the lady was scared, according to police.

While the girl was sleeping, Gomez’ s mom noticed she was bleeding plus took her to the hospital. Physicians at the hospital told Gomez the girl had a miscarriage.  

The newborn’ t body was eventually found with a 13-year-old neighbor who entered their shed and made the nasty discovery. Police determined the baby have been left in the shed for twelve hours, from the time of birth till the boy found it.  

“ It truly upsets me, children shouldn’ capital t be abused, ” said Jones Moreno, who lives on the street in which the incident happened.    

The baby have been stabbed nine times – 3 times on the neck, once on the side plus five times in the back. Forensic Examiner Doctor Janice Diaz decided the death was a homicide.

Gomez had been arrested on Feb. 23. She actually is being held at El Paso County jail on $800, 500 bond.  

Court documents show Gomez accepted to giving birth to the baby, wrapping this in a bathrobe and putting this in a shed.

Beam Bogan is a Fox News media reporter based in El Paso, Tx. Follow him on twitter: @RayBogan