Report: Connecticut mom Tiffany Farrauto told cops she was ‘so excited’ after murdering 4-year-old son

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CONNECTICUT– A mother in Connecticut killed her four-year-old son earlier this month, and then told police she felt excited after doing it. The 33-year-old woman, who allegedly smelled like marijuana, reportedly strangled her son, and tried stuffing his mouth with CBD gummies. 

The Hartford Courant reported that on Tuesday, March 23rd, an arrest warrant affidavit was unsealed, which outlined that Tiffany Farrauto told New London police officers that she killed her four-year-old son, David Jasmin, in their apartment on March 7th. 

According to the affidavit, Farrauto said:

“You can take me away … because my son is already dead and is in the house,” 

Police were drawn to Farrauto’s home when reports came in of a woman smashing a car in a parking lot around 6:30 a.m. According to reports, when they approached her, she indicated that she had harmed her son and he was in their apartment, according to New London Police Chief Peter Reichard.

That is when police discovered Farrauto’s son on the bed, with his lips and face already blue. Officer performed CPR before transporting the boy to a local area hospital. 

The affidavit shows that CBD gummies were found thrown around the room, including on the bed, and across the boys chest. 

Chief Reichard said:

“I talked to the officers first arrived at the scene. They were choked up … a couple of them have children the same age, and it hits home, it hits you right in the guts,”
 
He went on to say:
 
“I then proceeded to the emergency room myself where several more my officers and the entire emergency room staff were there. It hits home with them too and they do these things every day. It’s not easy.”

The New York Post reported that the boy, who had lacerations across his chest and marks on his neck, was pronounced dead at a hospital. Farrauto admitted to killing her son while in the back of a police car, the records show.

The affidavit states that without prompting, Farrauto stated to police officers:

“I did it,” 

She went on to say:

“I [expletive] did it! I just killed my son … I’m so excited about it, too. I never thought I would do that.”

The woman also allegedly told police that she killed her only son to “get back at her mother”, in addition to making several references to the Bible while claiming she had been a victim of a sexual assault, the affidavit states.

Farrauto, is being held on $2 million bond after being charged with murder and risk of injury to a minor.

According to reports, on Tuesday, March 23rd, a judge ordered Farrauto to spend 60 days at a maximum-security psychiatric hospital after her initial mental health evaluation found her incompetent to stand trial.

Farruato is scheduled to return to court on May 20, 2021.

The New York Post reported that a funeral for David Jasmin was held last weekend. Friends of Farrauto have said she had not been previously diagnosed with a mental illness to their knowledge.

A friend of Farruato’s, Jennifer Ostby told the Courant earlier this month:

“This is just a shock, I don’t think we’re ever going to understand,”

She went on to say:

“Even if she explains, I don’t think we’ll ever understand. How do you ever understand anything like that?”

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Mother killed while shielding 6-month-old girl from gunfire – suspects escape and community stays silent

February 8, 2021

MIAMI, FL – A fatal shooting of two victims at a Miami apartment complex in early February has the local community pleading for answers, as the suspects involved in the shooting have yet to be identified.

One of the victims killed was reportedly a 21-year-old woman who died while shielding her 6-month-old daughter from the gunfire that was going off.

Miami-Dade Police identified the victims from the February 6th shooting as Zariya Williams and her friend Dawanna Graham.

Officials say that the incident occurred near the Lincoln Field Apartments located on Northwest 20th Avenue and 64th Street, where a vehicle reportedly pulled up and someone inside of the car began opening fire.

Williams was said to have been in the area to pick up her father when the shooting occurred, with her still being inside of her vehicle when two rounds struck the car, according to Williams’ sister:

“Come on. Somebody’s seen something, somebody knows something …Two of those rounds hit the car, you guys, hit my sister in the head while she was shielding her baby.”

Graham was reportedly found dead nearby the apartment complex as well.

Cynthia, the aunt of Williams, described the loss of her niece as being a “tragedy”:

“This is a tragedy. This has really hit home.”

Cynthia noted that what’s all the more sad in this situation is that a 6-month-old little girl will never get to know her own mother:

“A 6-month-old baby will never know her mom, only what we teach her about her mom.”

During a recent news conference related to the tragic case, Valerie Golden Allen demanded that justice be sought for the victims in these senseless murders:

“We want justice, justification for Zariya. She did not deserve this. Those others did not deserve this.”

No arrests have been made in the case, nor have any suspects been publicly identified by authorities.

Williams’ sister pointed out to those staying silent that know something could very well be the next family mourning the loss of a loved one:

“Remember: us today, you tomorrow… That could have been you and your family in the car driving.”

The family of Williams are said to be planning a candlelight memorial for the deceased mother in the coming days.

Officials have yet to furnish a possible motive for these two killings, nor have they confirmed whether the two killed were likely specified targets in the shooting or unintended victims.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact either the City of Miami Police directly or the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

Tipsters can choose to remain anonymous when reporting information and submitted tips that leads to an arrest and conviction could be eligible for up to a $3,000 reward.

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