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Sheboygan Falls mom charged with killing her 8-year-old son

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) — Prison fees have been filed in opposition to a Sheboygan Falls mom accused of killing her 8-year-old son. 

Natalia Hitchcock, 41, has been charged with first diploma intentional murder and tried first diploma intentional murder. 

In accordance with a felony grievance, Sheboygan Falls police responded to an condo on Plank Path ‘Lane in Sheboygan Falls on March 30.

Officers made contact with a person, recognized as Witness 1, who appeared visibly upset and advised officers to, “get in right here.” He directed officers to the dwelling the place they situated 8-year-old Oliver Hitchcock laying on his again; he was pale white and bluish in shade. Officers didn’t observe any bleeding or wounds on Oliver, however noticed bruising on his neck in keeping with having been strangled

Oliver was taken to a hospital the place he later died from his accidents. 

After coming into the condo an officer requested Witness 1, “the place is she.” referring to a lady with a knife. They have been pointed to a rear bed room the place Natalia Hitchcock was situated. In accordance with the grievance, Witness 1 was requested if he was injured in any respect and he replied, “she tried to stab me.” 

Officers say Witness 1 indicated Hitchcock stabbed herself, however didn’t suppose she stabbed anybody else. Legislation enforcement later realized there was one other 11-year-old youngster contained in the condo.

Witness 1, in response to the grievance, suggested he and Hitchcock had been married for 15 years and lived with the victims, their youngsters, on the condo. He stated Hitchcock had been ingesting vodka recently. Witness 1 acknowledged Hitchcock turned violent when she was offended and had rage. He additionally described Hitchcock having surges of rage. 

In accordance with the grievance, Witness 1 acknowledged Hitchcock’s mom lived in Russia and he was apprehensive about Hitchcock’s psychological state as she watched TV with the struggle between Russia and Ukraine. He added issues turned “very severe” the prior three to 4 days. The grievance says Witness 1 acknowledged Hitchcock wished to purchase survival gear resembling a tenting range, gas, knives and weapons. He stated no to the weapons, the grievance says, however did buy additional meals and a tenting range and gas to make her really feel protected. Witness 1 reportedly stated the struggle between Russia and Ukraine amped up Hitchcock greater than ever and she or he began to drink alcohol. He suggested that Hitchcock additionally complained that she couldn’t ebook a flight to Russia to see her mother and father, which made her offended. He advised officers Hitchcock was apprehensive folks have been going to be coming from an even bigger metropolis to assault them. 

On March 30, in response to the grievance, Witness 1 acknowledged each youngsters have been dwelling on spring break and taking part in on the pc. At one level earlier than he took a nap Hitchcock’s mom known as to talk together with her. The grievance says his first reminiscence after waking up was his 11-year-old youngster saying, “Oliver is useless.” He suggested the 11-year-old seemed scared and frightened. 

Witness 1 reportedly ran to Oliver’s room and noticed him laying on the ground lifeless. The grievance says Witness 1 acknowledged Hitchcock stated, “I killed Oliver.” 

Witness 1, in response to the grievance, picked up Oliver’s physique and took him to the lounge and commenced performing CPR on him and known as 911. 

The grievance says whereas tending to Oliver, Hitchcock had been strolling across the condo with a knife dazed, saying she was going to kill everybody in the home.

When officers arrived, they escorted Hitchcock out of the condo and noticed a small puncture wound to her chest. When requested how she sustained the wound, Hitchcock reportedly stated it was self-inflicted and acknowledged she tried to “minimize her coronary heart.” 

The grievance says an officer requested Hitchcock what occurred and she or he acknowledged “somebody was controlling her thoughts and she or he had been poisoned.” She reportedly stored utilizing the phrase, “she had a mind fog.” She stated, in response to the grievance, that she had been making an attempt to save lots of her sons from being abused. When requested if she had any psychological well being points, Hitchcock reportedly stated no. When requested what occurred to her son, Hitchcock allegedly stated, “I suffocate him.” When requested why she suffocated her youngster, Hitchcock reportedly stated, “I didn’t need him to be abused.”

Hitchcock was arrested and interviewed. The felony grievance says she indicated she had not been sleeping the previous 5 days, explaining that throughout the prior 5 days she gotten roughly eight hours of sleep. She stated she didn’t have management of her ideas and heard voices in her head, the grievance says. 

Hitchcock reportedly stated she skilled again ache so she took a Tylenol bottle, poured half of the tablets right into a cup stuffed with orange juice and as soon as the tablets dissolved she drank the juice to go to sleep and “by no means get up.” She reportedly stated on the time Witness 1 had been taking a nap and her youngsters have been taking part in video video games, she started to have ideas that the Russian authorities was going to take her youngsters and abuse them. She additionally reportedly stated she believed Witness 1 was making an attempt to promote her and the boys to the darkish net. 

Officers later decided Hitchcock had a crucial quantity of Tylenol in her system. 

The grievance says Hitchcock acknowledged she believed it finest to take Oliver’s life as a result of he was the youngest and most susceptible. She allegedly stated she believed Oliver wouldn’t have been capable of defend himself if he had gotten abused and she or he thought it higher to kill him slightly than watch him be abused.

Hitchcock then reportedly admitted to strangling Oliver with each palms. As soon as she noticed Oliver’s face lose shade and he misplaced consciousness, she grabbed a kitchen knife and commenced to stab herself within the chest. The grievance says when Hitchcock was requested if she deliberately wished to harm Oliver, she stated sure as a result of she didn’t wish to see him abused. 

Hitchcock reportedly went on to inform detectives previous to Oliver being strangled, “all the pieces had been regular” however for the prior 5 days she was not in a position to focus on something. She allegedly stated that she felt her children have been going to be taken away from her by social staff, folks had been taking a look at her unusual, and felt that folks checked out her as a Russian spy, which triggered her to really feel that social staff have been going to take her children from her. When requested what the social staff have been going to do with in the event that they took her children away, Hitchcock allegedly corrected the detective by saying it was not social staff, slightly she was apprehensive that folks from the darkish net have been going to take her children away and do dangerous issues to them.

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In accordance with the grievance, Hitchcock advised the detective she felt like she had no different selection however to take her life. She allegedly stated that she thought to herself that if she was going to take her life she puzzled what was going to occur to her children. She expressed a fear that if she killed herself she didn’t need her children to be abused and that was when she thought to herself she was going to, “finish his struggling with my palms.”

Hitchcock reportedly added she didn’t need Oliver to be abused for years in entrance of screens by a bunch of those who have been going to look at him being abused.

Hitchcock allegedly acknowledged she tried to persuade herself that each one of it was not true and that it was simply in her head. She stated that her husband even stayed dwelling from work to stick with her to assist her, however she didn’t really feel supported.

In accordance with the grievance, Hitchcock was requested if she ever tried to harm her 11-year-old youngster. She reportedly stated she, “sort of dipped him within the water” throughout a shower. She allegedly stated she advised each boys they wanted to get up and see what was happening round them. She reportedly acknowledged she didn’t wish to finish the 11-year-old’s life by dunking him beneath the bathtub water; she simply wish to scare him. She stated she dunked his head below the water to scare him in order that he would perceive his life was in peril.

The 11-year-old boy was interviewed and he talked in regards to the incident within the bathtub. He allegedly stated his mom requested him to place his head below the water to see how lengthy he might keep below. He stated after he went below the water, he felt his mom’s palms on his head, pushing him down and in some unspecified time in the future it felt like her complete physique was pushing him down. He reportedly stated he was capable of get out from beneath her so she had not been retaining him below the water. The 11-year-old advised officers he ultimately left the lavatory and his mom was close to the kitchen holding a giant knife. He allegedly stated he began screaming at her and tried to keep away from her. He advised officers his mom put the knife away and hugged him and that the remainder of their day went on as regular.

The 11-year-old boy allegedly acknowledged to detectives his mom didn’t need him to have a foul dying and she or he tried to kill him by giving them a “peaceable dying.” 

On April 1, whereas on the Sheboygan County Jail, authorities knowledgeable Hitchcock Oliver had handed away. Hitchcock reportedly paused for a second after which in a peaceful tone stated, “effectively, I suppose I achieved what I got down to do then.” 

In courtroom on Tuesday, April 5, as she walked out of the listening to, Hitchcock apologized.. 



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