Police: Woman tried to kill mother because she was ‘evil and possessed’

Police: Woman tried to kill mother because she was ‘evil and possessed’
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POSTED: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 8:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 8:04pm

A woman is accused of trying to kill her mother because she believed her mother was "evil and possessed by the devil," according to police.

Officers with the El Paso Police Department arrested Jennifer Alvarado, 25, for the Attempted Murder of her mother, Barbara Herrera, 56.

According to reports, witnesses called police saying they saw Alvarado walking down the street in the 6100 block of Quail Ave. naked and covered in blood.

When officers took her into custody, they went back to her home and found Herrera bleeding on the ground from multiple stab wounds. She was transported to a local hospital where she is now listed in serious, but stable condition.

Alvarado was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries. After being treated, she was transported and booked into the E Paso Detention Facility. Her bond has been set at $200,000.
 

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