A Utah mom is accused of fatally capturing her 2-year-old son then turning the gun on herself in an unsuccessful bid to take her personal life, a report mentioned.
Valerie Peck was charged Friday for allegedly killing her youngster on Monday as he sat in his automobile seat in a tenting space in Uintah County, in keeping with arrest information obtained by the Deseret Information.
The 40-year-old mom shot herself twice, however survived, a police affidavit mentioned. She then drove Fantasy Canyon to presumably “freeze to dying,” the newspaper reported.
Police have been known as to the canyon, the place they discovered Peck and her useless youngster. The mom was hospitalized and later charged with aggravated homicide and youngster abuse.
In July, Peck was charged with trespassing at Regional Medical Middle in Vernal, the report mentioned. On the time, her husband had advised the courtroom his spouse was affected by psychological well being points.