According to a witness, the lady had been watching a History Channel show about the Mayan prediction that the world would end in 2012 when she became irate.
“We are all going to die?” she allegedly said. “Get me a gun. … I’m ready to die. … I’m gonna kill myself? We are all gonna die.”
Her mother tried to control her, but the lady became even more irate.
“The defendant chased and attacked her mother with a serrated bread knife and inflicted multiple stab wounds including a punctured lung,” Senior Deputy Prosecutor Adrienne Thomas McCoy told the court.
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