Missouri Mom Accused of Killing Her Toddler
(St. Louis, Missouri) A 24-year-old local mother, Valisa Ebberson, has been accused of stabbing her 19-month-old son, Elijah Ebberson, to death.
Ebberson faces a charge of second-degree murder.
Sunday night the grandmother of the murdered child spoke out, saying she believes mental illness contributed to her daughter’s deadly actions.Ebberson was booked into custody at the St. Louis County Jail with bond set at $100,000.
“She said her baby had demons inside him,” said a tearful Valarie Ebberson. “She ran out of the bathroom and said, ‘I did it’.”