WATCH: Druggie aunt arrested after baby dies inside cabinet

A 23 year old woman was arrested in Caloocan City after she put her 1-year-old nephew inside a cabinet because his crying annoyed her.

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Maria Ruth Mariano admitted that she was high on drugs when she taped Bryan Jay San Agustin's mouth shut, bound him with a piece of cloth and placed him inside a cabinet where he got suffocated.

After he died, she threw the body into a canal near their house on Palong Street, Barangay 70, but a neighbor saw her and reported to her family.

Caloocan Chief of Police, Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna said a murder case would be flied against the 23 year old woman.

Based on investigation, the chief of police said that the suspect was about to take a bath in the afternoon of July 4 when the baby cried and it made her annoyed.

An annoyed Mariano kept him there because he kept on crying. At that time, only she and the boy’s grandmother was home, but the latter said she never heard the baby’s cries.

During questioning, Mariano confessed that she took shabu earlier of July 4.

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Source: InquirerGMA