Hollywood mother accused to strangling child

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

HOLLYWOOD, FL (WFLX) - A terrifying child murder case out of Hollywood. Police say a mother turned on her own child and then tried to take her child to a fire department.

The 39-year-old mother is facing murder charges accused of strangling her 3-year-old daughter.

Hollywood Police say Cheryl Arthur arrived at a local fire station with her deceased toddler. She told officers she'd been feeling depressed and had taken a walk to clear her mind.

At some point, she stopped near the Tri-Rail overpass where she told police she strangled her own child.

Arthur is in the Broward County Jail on one-count of murder.