'Cannibal' mom caught trying to eat newborn baby

By admin
05 December 2014

A nurse in China’s Guangdong Province was shocked to discover a new mother chewing on her days-old infant's arm.

Liu Tianlun immediately tried to rescue the baby, but the woman, named locally as 24-year-old Li Zhenghua, refused to let the little one go, the UK's Mirror reports.

The woman had been discovered three days earlier on the street while in the throes of labour. She was brought to the hospital where she had safely given birth, and had remained there while staff tried to reach her family.

"It was really shocking, the arm was badly damaged and suffered not only heavy bruising but bleeding as a result of the bite."

"Fortunately, doctors managed to insert something to stop her closing her teeth and then levered her jaws apart.

"After that they gave her a sedative and took the baby to a secure location."

According to Hospital staff are deciding whether to give the newborn back to his mother.

Sources: mirror.co.uk, metro.co.uk, asiaone.com

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