A mom accused of slitting her daughter’s throat and strangling her to death in the woods sent a barrage of alarming texts threatening to “illegally” abduct the girl years before the horrific murder.
Melissa Towne, 37, allegedly admitted to taking her daughter Nichole Bradshaw, 5, into Spring Creek Park in Tomball, Texas, on Sunday and cutting her neck with a knife before suffocating her to death.
Towne was arrested later the same day after she drove to a nearby hospital, where an ER nurse looked into her car to see Nichole’s bloodied body wrapped in plastic inside a mesh laundry bag.
The mom-of-four, who allegedly confessed to carrying out the killing in a subsequent police interview, said she decided to kill little Nichole because she believed she was “evil and didn’t want anything to do with her anymore,” according to court documents.
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